I wanted to write about how quick and easy it is to make a simple map in R. However, it dawned on me that the first time I tried to make a map in R it actually took a long time.
Spatial Vision’s extensive range of Outdoor Recreation Guides cover fourteen distinct bushwalking regions throughout Victoria and New South Wales. Each guide contains their own standalone coloured cover, making it easily accessible and identifiable.
For most of us, our first introduction to maps was by a teacher at primary school. As we progressed through the education system, atlases were introduced, exposing students to the art of cartography and the science of geography.
Most people look at a map as merely a tool, an instrument of information which they can use to gain a better understanding about the world around them. However, in reality maps are much more than that; maps are a unique combination of art and science, bringing together beauty and colour with fact and detail.