Parse Messy Geographic Coordinates

Parse geographic coordinates from various formats to decimal degree numeric values. Parse coordinates into their parts (degree, minutes, seconds); calculate hemisphere from coordinates; pull out individually degrees, minutes, or seconds; add and subtract degrees, minutes, and seconds. C++ code herein originally inspired from code written by Jeffrey D. Bogan, but then completely re-written.


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0.4.0 by Scott Chamberlain, 8 months ago (devel) (docs)

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Authors: Scott Chamberlain [aut, cre] , Alban Sagouis [ctb] , Jeffrey Bogan [ctb] (C++ code originally from Jeffrey Bogan , but completely re-written) , Julien Brun [rev] (Julien Brun reviewed the package , see , Maria Munafó [rev] (Maria Munafó reviewed the package , see , rOpenSci [fnd] (

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MIT + file LICENSE license

Imports Rcpp, withr

Suggests testthat, randgeo, knitr, rmarkdown, callr, pkgbuild, pkgload

Linking to Rcpp

System requirements: C++11

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