R Dataset / Package datasets / islands

Submitted by pmagunia on March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
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Documentation

Areas of the World's Major Landmasses

Description

The areas in thousands of square miles of the landmasses which exceed 10,000 square miles.

Usage

islands

Format

A named vector of length 48.

Source

The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1975, page 406.

References

McNeil, D. R. (1977) Interactive Data Analysis. Wiley.

Examples

require(graphics)
dotchart(log(islands, 10),
   main = "islands data: log10(area) (log10(sq. miles))")
dotchart(log(islands[order(islands)], 10),
   main = "islands data: log10(area) (log10(sq. miles))")
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Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0

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