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Categories > topics > culture and demographics > administrative and political boundaries
PREFERRED TERM
administrative and political boundaries  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • borders
  • geographic boundaries
  • governmental units
  • political boundaries
SCOPE NOTE
  • Lines drawn on maps or described in documents which encompass territory controlled by a government or organizational unit that may or may not align with geographic or cultural barriers. Use for datasets containing boundary representations for political/administrative units and related information.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/administrative%20and%20political%20boundaries
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