geonames (0.999)

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Interface to the "Geonames" Spatial Query Web Service.

The web service at provides a number of spatial data queries, including administrative area hierarchies, city locations and some country postal code queries. A (free) username is required and rate limits exist.

Maintainer: Barry Rowlingson
Author(s): Barry Rowlingson

License: GPL-3

Uses: rjson
Reverse suggests: mapmisc, RObsDat
Reverse enhances: mapmisc

Released over 1 year ago.

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