Geographic data and information

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Geographic data and information are defined in the ISO/TC 211 series of standards as data and information having an implicit or explicit association with a location relative to the Earth.[1]

It is also called geospatial data and information,[citation needed] georeferenced data and information,[citation needed] as well as geodata and geoinformation.[citation needed]

Approximately 90% of government sourced data has a location component.[2]

See also


  1. ^ ISO/TC 211 Multi-Lingual Glossary of Terms
  2. ^ Romero, Melissa. Curbed Retrieved 7 November 2017.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

Further reading

  • Roger A. Longhorn and Michael Blakemore (2007), Geographic Information: Value, Pricing, Production, and Consumption, CRC Press.

External links

  • Media related to Geographic data and information at Wikimedia Commons

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