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CountryData "Polygon": Alaska and Hawaii have disappeared

Posted 10 years ago
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Hi, when I use CountryData["Australia", "Polygon"], the output is Polygon[{A list of coordinates on the coastline of mainland Australia, A list of coordinates on the coastline of Tasmania}]; this is to say that the the input to Polygon is a list of two lists of coordinates.  On the other hand,  when I use CountryData["UnitedStates", "Polygon"], the output is Polygon[{a list of coordinates on the coasts and borders of the contiguous United States}]--which is to say that Alaska and Hawaii aren't there.  Is this an oversight in Geographic Data, or am I using the wrong tool to get what I want (coordinates of boundaries of the worlds countries).
thanks! 
POSTED BY: tom taylor
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Posted 10 years ago
They're in "FullPolygon".
POSTED BY: Michael Hale
Posted 10 years ago
thanks, that did it!
POSTED BY: tom taylor
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