[GRASS5] 2000 TIGER data with GRASS5

Eric G. Miller egm2 at jps.net
Fri Jun 21 07:08:06 EDT 2002

On Thu, Jun 20, 2002 at 05:55:08PM -0400, Steve Kimball wrote:
> I am trying to use the latest U.S Census Data TIGER files
> in GRASS 5.  The TIGER/GRASS tutorials are dated 1992.
> A lot has changed since then.  The current TIGER files are
> SHP, SHX and DBF files.  Do I use v.in.shape or v.in.tig.basic?

The U.S. Census does not distribute shapefiles.  You must have got the
data from a third party.  Anyway, v.in.shape would be correct then...

> I need to plot points on a 
> street map given latitude-longitude coordinates.

See various sites modules...

Eric G. Miller <egm2 at jps.net>

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