Mapping—The ggmap Package

Learn to construct visually appealing maps using ggmap.

In this lesson, we cover the basics of ggmap and how it can be used to create aesthetically pleasing visualizations that are presentation ready! The ggmap package allows the efficient creation of maps by combining the visualization capabilities of ggplot2 with online mapping tools such as Google Maps. This package is handy for data scientists who work with spatial data and want to create high-quality maps with minimal code.

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