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GLOBAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) DATABASE

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Definition:
A GIS database contains information about the location of real-world features and the characteristics of those features.

Source Publication:
Handbook on Geographic Information Systems and Digital Mapping, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 79, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistics Division, New York, 2000, Annex VI - Glossary.

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Friday, July 26, 2002