Geocode lat-lon point(s) with GBIF's set of geo-polygons (experimental)Source:
Geocode lat-lon point(s) with GBIF's set of geo-polygons (experimental)
a vector of numeric latitude values between -90 and 90.
a vector of numeric longitude values between -180 and 180.
A data.frame of results from the GBIF gecoding service.
latitude : The input latitude
longitude : The input longitude
index : The original input rownumber
id : The polygon id from which the geocode comes from
type : One of the following : "Political" (county codes), "IHO" (marine regions), "SeaVox" (marine regions), "WGSRPD" (tdwg regions), "EEZ", (in national waters) or "GADM0","GADM1","GADM2","GADM2"(http://gadm.org/)
title : The name of the source polygon
distance : distance to the polygon boarder
This function uses the GBIF geocoder API which is not guaranteed to be stable and is undocumented. As such, this may return different data over time, may be rate-limited or may stop working if GBIF change the service. Use this function with caution.
http://gadm.org/ http://marineregions.org/ http://www.tdwg.org/standards/ http://api.gbif.org/v1/geocode/reverse?lat=0&lng=0