Fiona 1.8.5

Fiona, the Python library for reading and write geospatial vector data that is used by GeoPandas, has a new 1.8.5 release with significant bug fixes and performance improvements. See the change log for details and pip install -U fiona to upgrade.

Another reason to upgrade is that the wheels on PyPI now include GDAL 2.4.0, a version with many core and format driver improvements, including support for GeoJSON feature sequences and WebP compression in GeoTIFFs.