Australian States and Mainland Territories

Description

The states and large mainland territories of Australia are represented as polygonal regions forming a tessellation.

Usage

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Format

Object of class "tess".

Details

Western Australia, South Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania (which are states of Australia) and the Northern Territory (which is a ‘territory’ of Australia) are represented as polygonal regions.

Offshore territories, and smaller mainland territories, are not shown.

The dataset austates is a tessellation object (class "tess") whose tiles are the states and territories.

The coordinates are latitude and longitude in degrees, so the space is effectively a Mercator projection of the earth.

Source

Obtained from the oz package and reformatted.

Examples

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