Shapes: World and Netherlands map

Description Usage Details Source References

Description

Maps of the world and the Netherlands (province and municipality level), class sf

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Details

The default projections for these maps are Eckhart IV (World) and Rijksdriehoekstelsel (Netherlands). See below. To change the projection, use set_projection. Alternatively, the projection can be changed temporarily for plotting purposes by using the projection argument of tm_shape (or qtm).

World World map. The default projection for this world map is Eckhart IV since area sizes are preserved, which is a very important property for choropleths.

NLD_prov and NLD_muni, maps of the Netherlands at province and municipality level of 2013. The used projection is the Rijksdriehoekstelsel projection. Important: publication of these maps is only allowed when cited to Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and Kadaster Nederland as source.

Source

http://www.naturalearthdata.com for World

http://www.happyplanetindex.org for World

http://www.cbs.nl for NLD_prov and NLD_muni.

References

Statistics Netherlands (2014), The Hague/Heerlen, Netherlands, http://www.cbs.nl.

Kadaster, the Netherlands' Cadastre, Land Registry, and Mapping Agency (2014), Apeldoorn, Netherlands, http://www.kadaster.nl.


tmap documentation built on Aug. 10, 2018, 1:07 a.m.