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maptools

Tools for reading and handling spatial objects
Nicholas J. Lewin-Koh and Roger Bivand, contributions by Edzer J. Pebesma, Eric Archer, Adrian Baddeley, Hans-Jörg Bibiko, Stéphane Dray, David Forrest, Michael Friendly, Patrick Giraudoux, Duncan Golicher, Virgilio Gómez Rubio, Patrick Hausmann, Karl Ove Hufthammer, Thomas Jagger, Sebastian P. Luque, Don MacQueen, Andrew Niccolai, Tom Short, Ben Stabler and Rolf Turner
GPL (>= 2)
Set of tools for manipulating and reading geographic data, in particular ESRI shapefiles; C code used from shapelib. It includes binary access to GSHHS shoreline files. The package also provides interface wrappers for exchanging spatial objects with packages such as PBSmapping, spatstat, maps, RArcInfo, Stata tmap, WinBUGS, Mondrian, and others.
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