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PREFERRED TERM
geographic information systems  
ENTRY TERMS
  • geographic information systems (GIS)
  • GIS
SCOPE NOTE
  • Computer software that allows geospatially referenced data to be linked to geographic features. Use this term only for information that is about GIS and not for the use of GIS in applications and projects.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/geographic%20information%20systems
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