R/lookup.states.R

#' @name lookup.states
#' @docType data
#' @aliases lookup.states, states
#' @title States and related areas dataset
#' @description This data set provides a variety of fields for US States, DC, PR, and Island Areas,
#'  including FIPS codes and area in square miles or square kilometers, for example, from the Census Bureau.
#' @details For information on FIPS codes, see \url{http://www.census.gov/geo/reference/ansi.html},
#'   and also see \url{https://www.census.gov/geo/reference/geoidentifiers.html} \cr\cr
#'   Regarding Island Areas see \url{http://www.census.gov/geo/reference/gtc/gtc_island.html} which states the following: 
#'   Separate from the Island Areas is the term "U.S. Minor Outlying Islands."  
#'   The Island Areas of the United States are 
#'     American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (Northern Mariana Islands), and the United States Virgin Islands.
#'   The U.S. Minor Outlying Islands refers to certain small islands under U.S. jurisdiction in the Caribbean and Pacific:  
#'     Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Islands, Navassa Island, Palmyra Atoll, and Wake Island.  
#'     These areas usually are not part of standard data products.
#' @seealso \code{\link[ejanalysis]{get.state.info}} in \pkg{ejanalysis} package (\url{http://ejanalysis.github.io/ejanalysis/}), and \code{\link{state.abb}} via \code{data(state)} 
#'   and the Census 2010 packages \url{http://lakshmi.calit2.uci.edu/census2000/}  and \url{http://www.jstatsoft.org/v37/i06}
#' @source Derived from \url{https://www.census.gov/geo/reference/state-area.html} (for area data in square miles etc.)
#'   obtained 4/2015, and FIPS codes from Census Bureau. 
#' @keywords datasets
#' @format A data.frame with 58 rows (States etc.) and 26 columns (variables like statename). 
#'   See \code{\link[ejanalysis]{get.state.info}} for more details.
#' \itemize{
#'  \item  [1,] "statename"       
#'  \item  [2,] "FIPS.ST"         
#'  \item  [3,] "ST"              
#'  \item  [4,] "ftpname"         
#'  \item  [5,] "REGION"          
#'  \item  [6,] "is.usa.plus.pr"  
#'  \item  [7,] "is.usa"          
#'  \item  [8,] "is.state"        
#'  \item  [9,] "is.contiguous.us"
#'  \item [10,] "is.island.areas" 
#'  \item [11,] "area.sqmi"       
#'  \item [12,] "area.sqkm"       
#'  \item [13,] "landarea.sqmi"   
#'  \item [14,] "landarea.sqkm"   
#'  \item [15,] "waterarea.sqmi"  
#'  \item [16,] "waterarea.sqkm"  
#'  \item [17,] "inland.sqmi"     
#'  \item [18,] "inland.sqkm"     
#'  \item [19,] "coastal.sqmi"    
#'  \item [20,] "coastal.sqkm"    
#'  \item [21,] "greatlakes.sqmi" 
#'  \item [22,] "greatlakes.sqkm" 
#'  \item [23,] "territorial.sqmi"
#'  \item [24,] "territorial.sqkm"
#'  \item [25,] "lat"             
#'  \item [26,] "lon"  
#' }
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