Open and Plot Shapefiles in Python
OverviewTeaching: 20 min
Exercises: 10 minQuestions
How can I distinguish between and visualize point, line and polygon vector data?Objectives
Know the difference between point, line, and polygon vector elements.
Load point, line, and polygon shapefiles with
Access the attributes of a spatial object with
Shapefile metadata include geometry type, CRS, and extent.
Load spatial objects into Python with the
Spatial objects can be plotted directly with