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cartogram.dbf
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README

The full cartogram tutortial can be found at:
http://artofsoftware.org/2012/02/07/cartogram-crash-course/


tl_2010_us_state10.shp.gz: A gzipped shape file from the U.S. Census Bureau describing the
geography of the 50 U.S. States .

tl_2010_us_state10-orig.dbf: The DBase file originally packaged with the
shape file from the U.S. Census Bureau.

tl_2010_us_state10.dbf: A shape file which contains the projected 2012 
population numbers reported on Wikipedia for the 50 U.S. States. It is
generated by the script make-pop-dbf.py.

make-pop-dbf.py: A script which can generate tl_2010_us_state10.dbf as
described above. In doing so it uses tl_2010_us_state10-orig.db to
determine the order in which to write the records so that they match
the order of data in the shape file.

cartogram.shp.gz: A gzipped shapefile, which is a cartogram showing U.S. Population by state.

cartogram.dbf: The accompanying DBF file for cartogram.shp as written by
Scape Toad.