world.map.simplified: The TM_WORLD_BORDERS_SIMPL-0.3 world map.

Description Format Details Note

Description

The simplified version of the world map provided by Bjorn Sandvik, thematicmapping.org.

Format

A SpatialPolygonsDataFrame.

Details

The map was imported in R as follows:

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  require(maptools)
  world.map.simplified <- readShapeSpatial("~/TM_WORLD_BORDERS_SIMPL-0.3/TM_WORLD_BORDERS_SIMPL-0.3.shp")
  slot(world.map.simplified, 'data')[,'NAME'] <- iconv(slot(world.map.simplified, 'data')[,'NAME'], "latin1", "UTF-8")
  save(world.map.simplified, file="data/world.map.simplified.rda")

The result is a SpatialPolygonsDataFrame object. Its data slot contains a data frame with 246 observations and 11 variable:

Note

Note from the TM_WORLD_BORDERS_SIMPL-0.3's README file:


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