As mentioned in the previous section, the DISTAL application will make use of four separate sets of freely-available geospatial data:
For more information on these sources of data, please refer to Chapter 4, Sources of Geospatial Data
To keep track of the data as we download it, create a directory named something similar to
DISTAL-data. Then it's time to download the information we need.
If you haven't already done so, download the World Borders Dataset from:
When you decompress the