'Open Location Codes' < http://openlocationcode.com/> are a Google-created standard for identifying geographic locations. 'olctools' provides utilities for validating, encoding and decoding entries that follow this standard.
An R implementation of the Google Open Location Codes standard.
Author: Oliver Keyes
The Google Open Location Code standard allows you to encode the latitude and longitude of an area into a compressed string,
resolving it down to a 14 square meter box.
olctools provides a fast, vectorised R implementation of this standard that
you can use to encode, decode, shorten, expand or validate OLCs.
Please note that this project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms.
olctools depends on Rcpp but is otherwise dependency-free! It can be grabbed from CRAN with:
Alternately, the development version can be obtained through: