Bindings to Selected 'liblwgeom' Functions for Simple Features

Access to selected functions found in 'liblwgeom' <>, the light-weight geometry library used by 'PostGIS' <>.


version 0.1-3

  • add st_geod_covered_by binary geometry predicate

version 0.1-2

  • try to fix OSX compile on CRAN, tuning

version 0.1-1

  • add st_length

  • attempt to fix Solaris and OSX

  • report proj.4 and GEOS versions on startup, and on lwgeom_extSoftwareVersions; #10

  • add minimum bounding circle, by @rundel; #7

  • add st_subdivide, see

version 0.1-0

  • first CRAN submission

Reference manual

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0.1-6 by Edzer Pebesma, 12 hours ago

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Browse source code at

Authors: Edzer Pebesma [aut, cre] , Colin Rundel [ctb] , Andy Teucher [ctb] , liblwgeom developers [cph]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

Task views: Analysis of Spatial Data

GPL-2 license

Imports Rcpp, units, sf

Suggests covr, sp, geosphere, testthat

Linking to Rcpp, sf

System requirements: GEOS (>= 3.3.0), PROJ (>= 4.8.0)

Imported by EmissV, RCzechia, areal, nngeo, stplanr, tmaptools, wdpar.

Suggested by bcmaps, c14bazAAR, eixport, mapview, sf, smoothr, stars, tmap, vein.

See at CRAN