R Dataset / Package datasets / islands

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the islands data set which pertains to Areas of the World's Major Landmasses. The islands data set is found in the datasets R package. You can load the islands data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("islands"). This will load the data into a variable called islands. If R says the islands data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("datasets") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the islands R data set. The size of this file is about 627 bytes.


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.

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Attachment Size
dataset-53919.csv 627 bytes
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0