Represent Precise Coordinates in Three Words

A connector to the 'What3Words' ( service, which represents each 3m by 3m square on earth with a unique trio of English-language words.

Author: Oliver Keyes
License: MIT
Status: Stable

what3words is a service that divides the world into 3m by 3m geographic squares, each represented by a unique cluster of three words. This allows for the convenient and memorable representation of small areas. threewords is an R client for the what3words API, allowing you to convert latitude/longitude pairs into word sequences, or word sequences back into pairs.

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0.1.0 by Oliver Keyes, 6 years ago

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Authors: Oliver Keyes

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MIT + file LICENSE license

Imports httr

Suggests testthat

Imported by geocacheR.

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