A couple recent articles in the Washington Post having to do with things geospatial. Rob Pegoraro describes his experience using the neighborhood boundaries in Yahoo! Maps live. Just goes to show that not only are those boundaries are loosely defined, but when those who approximate the location of those boundaries have no local knowledge, there [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Placenames'
April 15th, 2008 · No Comments · Geographic, Placenames, Washington
March 4th, 2008 · No Comments · Geographic, Placenames, standards
The good folks at Geonames blog report that two new countries have been added to their database. These are Saint Martin and Saint Barthélemy, which were formerly part of the French overseas department of Guadeloupe. The ISO newsletter leads me to believe that updates to ISO 3166 occur outside of the normal 5 year update [...]