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I am receiving the error:
Error: package ‘sp’ required by ‘INLA’ could not be found
I can't install sp package properly
Well, there's an immediate answer, which is that
INLA isn't on CRAN, so you have to install it thusly
install.packages("INLA", repos=c(getOption("repos"), INLA="https://inla.r-inla-download.org/R/stable"), dep=TRUE)
But that shouldn't prevent you from
sp relies on some related packages to
INLA but not that package itself.
But BIG caveat. If you are just getting started with geospatial analysis,
sp is on its way out. It's own creators and maintainers are replacing it with
sf, which is much easier to work with. Unless you have a compelling need for
sp, I'd suggest starting off with
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