World experience of electronic gazetteers creation of geographical names

: pp. 92-98
Research Institute of Geodesy and Cartography

The geographical names electronic gazetteers of four countries: USA and Canada, Great Britain, Hungary, and the portrayal of Australian and SAR gazetteers, are considered; their parameters are shown. The main point of the regulations of International standard ISO 19112 “Geographic information – Spatial referencing by geographic identifiers” concerning geographical names electronic gazetteers creation, is described. The solving of the problem for different departmental data integration in electronic gazetteers is proposed.


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