[Tagging] Tags for neighborhoods / subdivisions

fly lowflight66 at googlemail.com
Wed May 18 12:53:32 BST 2011


Am 11.05.2011 12:23, schrieb M∡rtin Koppenhoefer:
> 2011/5/11 Colin Smale <colin.smale at xs4all.nl>:
>> Of course there can also be parallel
>> hierarchies, like police force areas and their districts and subdistricts,
>> or postal systems with major towns, distribution points and individual
>> postcodes (in the UK these frequently span national borders!).
> 
> 
> +1, also think about the organisation and subdivisions of the catholic
> church, which is strictly hierarchical and spans over huge parts of
> the world down to very fine granular divisions. Has anyone ever tried
> to get this info? Maybe the vatican has this stuff in a GIS form and
> would donate the data? Is there any interest?

Another major issue is mapping landscape areas like mountains (Rockies,
Alpes ...) and other regions (for example the "Great Plains" ...)

Cheers fly



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