[Shapelib] Question

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Fri Jun 16 17:30:40 EDT 2006

On Fri, 16 Jun 2006, Curt, WE7U wrote:

> On Fri, 16 Jun 2006, Corazao, Tony wrote:
> > Do you also happen to know of shape files for the entire world map?  I
> > realize once I get all of the countries I'll have to get more detailed
> > maps and data for each country.
> Check whether all of the sources that this was generated from meet
> your license requirements, but this is what I use.  The site is
> maintained by James Jefferson:
>   "A nice world map is available at
>    http://aprsworld.net/gisdata/world/ thanks to James Jefferson,
>    TerraSpace, Russia, and the Digital Chart of the World (for
>    Antarctica)."

Another good place to find Shapefiles is an ESRI site:


A lot of them are free for non-commercial use, but check the
restrictions on each dataset.

Click on "Data" and then "Downloadable Data", then click on
"Geography Network Explorer" to search for datasets.

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