Understanding data - More about Gazetteers
Gazetteers provide lists of places and their geographic coordinates to help you navigate around the map and to add a sense of place.
Gazetteers contain reference information for named places and locations for use with your pre-existing maps.
They can also be used to provide background information in your thematic maps and separately for use in reverse geocoding with tracking applications.
Gazetteers include towns, street names, airports, farms, golf courses, hills, etc. with their geographic coordinates to enable easy placement on your map. Native spellings may be included as well as their English translations.
Navigate your way around the map or geocode by place name with lists of towns and places with map co-ordinates.
In addition to different levels of detail, one or more projections are also available for different parts of the world.
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