The CShapes Dataset and Utilities

Package for CShapes, a GIS dataset of country boundaries (1946-today). Includes functions for data extraction and the computation of distance matrices and -lists.


Reference manual

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0.6 by Nils B. Weidmann, 4 years ago,*checkout*/pkg/inst/shp/cshapes_shapefile_documentation.txt?root=cshapes

Browse source code at

Authors: Nils B. Weidmann <[email protected]> , Kristian Skrede Gleditsch <[email protected]>

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

Task views: Analysis of Spatial Data, Handling and Analyzing Spatio-Temporal Data

GPL (>= 2) license

Depends on sp, maptools, plyr

Suggested by spacetime.

See at CRAN