Fixed-width raw data files are similar to delimited raw data files, but instead of having a delimiter separating data values, the data values are lined up in tidy vertical columns.
These data are a sample from a file named LatLong.txt, which contains three variables: the name of each volcano, followed by its latitude and longitude. Notice that the column names appear in the first row, and the data values are vertically aligned.
Volcano Latitude Longitude Altar -1.67 -78.42 Barren Island 12.28 93.52 Elbrus 43.33 42.45 Erebus -77.53 167.17 Etna 37.73 15.00 Fuji 35.35 138.73 G ib ldi 49 85 123 00
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