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New World Image Per your feedback, the world image on the main page has been changed to a meridian-center-perspective.
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Germany This dataset contained special characters in the dataset label that created transcoding errors during IOM access. The label was translated from German to English.
North America More data points were added on the boundary line between US and Canada to create the visual curve produced with other projections.
July ZIPCODE July zipcode dataset updated. Corrections were made to the Alias_City values.
October ZIPCODE A new zipcode dataset for October; now contains 41,759 observations and 18 variables.
This zipfile also includes the ZIPMIL dataset (APO's, FPO's) and a new dataset ZIPMISC.
The ZIPMISC dataset contains data for American Samoa (statefips 60) and PRS (Parcel Return Service) Zipcodes per user-request. These zipcodes are not included in the SASHELP.ZIPCODE file.
PROC GEOCODE A new SAS 9.2 procedure in SAS/GRAPH, to perform geocoding by city/state or using ZIP/ZIP+4 postal codes.
World The coordinates were rescaled to be within the range of the old world dataset.
Poland There was an error in the downloadable sample code that's been corrected.
USBOX Sample included to add a box around Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Alaska in the MAPS.US dataset.
RESPONSE Sample There was an error in the sample that's been corrected.
USCITY Missing cityfips code for Jacksonville, FL was added.
Continents Contains updated datasets for africa2, asia2, nameric2, sameric2, europe2, oceania2. A new variable IDNAME was added to these datasets.
ZIPCODE April zipcode dataset updated. Also includes an addtional dataset, ZIPMIL containing the APO and FPO zips.
ZIPCODE A new zipcode dataset for July; now contains 41,763 observations and 18 variables.
This also includes the new ZIPMIL dataset.
US, USCenter, USCity These datasets were updated with the update to USCity. A new variable STATECODE was added. Data for Puerto Rico was also added.
Cntyname Changes in the values for Alaska under GEOREF variables (_MAP_GEOMETRY_ and COUNTY_GEO).
Metamaps Entries updated to reflect country updates.
ZIPCODE A new zipcode dataset; now contains 41,727 observations and 18 variables.
Source: zipcodedownload.com April2007.
Germany germany dataset has 26845 obs, 7vars; germany2 dataset has 439 obs, 11 vars
World & Names Collapsed density values from 0-6 to 0-3.
Switzerland New dataset. switzerl has 16564 obs. switzer2 has 26 obs, 6 vars
China2 Formats assigned to some variables were creating translation problems. Removed formats.
Europe Updated to include Montenegro and Serbia and delete Yugoslavia.
Montenegro Split from former Yugoslav dataset. monteneg dataset has 1236 observations and 7 variables; monten2 dataset has 20 records and 5 variables.
Serbia Split from former Yugoslav dataset. serbia dataset has 8882 observations and 6 variables; serbia2 dataset has 165 records and 5 variables.
World Updated to include Montenegro and Serbia and delete Yugoslav.
World_Names Updated with Montenegro and Serbia.
Zipcode_Map A map example showing how to display zipcodes on a US map.
ZIPCODE A new zipcode dataset; now contains 41,741 observations and 18 variables.
Source: zipcodedownload.com January2007.
ZIPCODE July data set updated with the correct longitude for zip 92331