R Dataset / Package DAAG / possumsites

On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the possumsites data set which pertains to Possum Sites. The possumsites data set is found in the DAAG R package. You can load the possumsites data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("possumsites"). This will load the data into a variable called possumsites. If R says the possumsites data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("DAAG") and then attempt to reload the data with the library() command. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the possumsites R data set. The size of this file is about 348 bytes.

Possum Sites


The possumsites data frame consists of Longitudes, Latitudes, and altitudes for the seven sites from Southern Victoria to central Queensland where the possum observations were made.




This data frame contains the following columns:


a numeric vector


a numeric vector


in meters


Lindenmayer, D. B., Viggers, K. L., Cunningham, R. B., and Donnelly, C. F. 1995. Morphological variation among columns of the mountain brushtail possum, Trichosurus caninus Ogilby (Phalangeridae: Marsupiala). Australian Journal of Zoology 43: 449-458.


oz(sections=c(3:5, 11:16))
points(Longitude, Latitude, pch=16, col=2)
chw <- par()$cxy[1]
chh <- par()$cxy[2]
posval <- c(2,4,2,2,4,2,2)
text(Longitude+(3-posval)*chw/4, Latitude, row.names(possumsites), pos=posval)

Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

Attachments: csv, json

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