How to Make Maps in R That Include Alaska and Hawaii
The conterminous United States always gets the attention, while Alaska and Hawaii are often left out. It is time to bring them back into view.
To access this full tutorial and download the source code you must be a member. (If you are already a member, log in here.)
Get instant access to this tutorial and over a hundred more, plus courses, guides, and additional resources.
You'll get unlimited access to hundreds of hours worth of step-by-step visualization courses and tutorials for insight and presentation — all while supporting an independent site. Source code and data is included so that you can more easily apply what you learn in your own work.
The tutorials are very helpful to move from "Oooo, cool!" to how to actually DO the cool.
Members also recieve a weekly newsletter, The Process. Keep up-to-date on visualization tools, the rules, and the guidelines and how they all work together in practice.
See samples of everything you gain access to:
More Tutorials See All →
Working with Map Projections and Shapefiles in R
No need to settle for the mapping defaults in R. Apply map projections to show geographic data in a way most suitable for your work.
How to Visualize and Compare Distributions in R
Single data points from a large dataset can make it more relatable, but those individual numbers don’t mean much without something to compare to. That’s where distributions come in.
How to Make an Interactive Map of Geographic Paths
With latitude and longitude coordinates, there are a number of ways to map geographic data using D3.js and Leaflet.