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General: Second Administrative Level Boundaries:

Glaciers: World Glacier Inventory:

Slovakia: Protected areas:

UK: Lakes:

Wetlands: International Water Management Instituteh:

Oceans & Seas: 3rd edition:

Japan: General:

Caves, show caves:

of those who contribute to this invaluable resource. In addition, a number of other sources have been

Version 2 of August 7 2011.

Australia: Great Barrier Reef:

UK: Caves:

Comments etc to Michael Ashburner,

Undersea features: General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans:


Swaziland: Administrative divisions:

Administrative regions: Statoids:

General: Toponymic Guidelines:

Scotland: general: Scotland: The Gazetteer for Scotland. Scotland:

Bourkina Faso: Administrative areas:

Ireland: Haug, Gazetteer of Ireland:

Deepsea: Yancey, Deep=Sea Biology:

General: NGIA:

US, CA: rivers:

US: Yellowstone, Hydrothermal features:

Tanzania: Wards:

Volcanic features: Smithsonian Institution - Global Volcanism Program:

Lakes: World Lake Database:


US: INCITS38:2009, Codes for the Identification of the States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Insular Areas of the United States [INCITS38]

Mountains & Mountain Chains: PEAKBAGGER:

US: General:

Arctic: IBRU.

Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen Place Names:

England & Wales: Coasts: Steers, Coastline of England & Wales, 2nd ed. 1969. [ISBN:0521065488]

Oceans, Vent fields: InterRidge Global Database of Active Submarine Hydrothermal Vent Fields.

Philippines, Administrative areas:

UK & former Empire: Naval ports:

Mexico: Municipalities:

Zimbabwe" Administrative regions:

General: The Permanent Committee on Geographical Names for British Official Use:

UK: Coal mines etc:

UK: Placenames: Gazetteer of British Placenames:

Scotland: An Encyclopedia of Places and Landscape." Compiled by D. Munro. [ISBN:04724666]

Australia: Placenames:

Czech protected areas: General: Geonames:

Islands: UNEP Islands:

This is an alpha version and is only for experimental implementation.

US: Protected areas:

Antarctic: Bulgarian antarctic Gazetteer:

Acknowledgements and sources: A large number of sources have been, and are being, used to build gaz.obo. By far

India: Wetlands:

Scotland: Coasts: Steers, Coastline of Scotland, 1973. [ISBN:9780521086967]

Antarctic: Antarctic Place-names Committee;

Iceland: Halfdanarson (Ed) The Visitor's Key to Iceland. Reykjavik, 1999 (English edition). [ISBN:9979877227]


Mines: MINDAT:

US: Hot sprinngs:

Australia: Rivers:

Meglithic sites:

World Heritage Sites: UN

Oceans and Seas: 4th edition: [IHO:Limits of Oceans and Seas, 1986 (Draft 4th edition)]

UK: Ports:

General: Columbia Gazetteer:

Greenland: Haug, Gazetteer of Greenland.

General: Maps: Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection:

France: rivers: SANDRE:

Antarctica & Southern Oceans: Stonehouse (ed) Encyclopedia of Antractica and the Southern Oceans. J. Wiley, 2002. [ISBN:0471986658]

Wetlands: The Wetlands Database:

England Fen waterways: Blair, Fenland Waterways of the Middle Level. Imray Laurie Norie, 2009. [ISBN:9781846231896]

Coral Reefs: Spalding et al. (eds) University of California Press, 2001; World Atlas of Coral Reefs, 2001. [ISBN:0520232550]

Seamounts: Seamounts Online:

Japan: Wetlands:

Pacific, Protected areas;

RAMSAR sites:

Bangladesh/Inida enclaves: B.R. Whyte, 2002, Waiting for the Esquimo, Melbourne. [ISBN:0734022085]

North Korea:

South Africa: Reservoirs & dams:

UK Cumbria:

Scotland: Islands: Haswell-Smith (1996) "Scottish Islands". Edinburgh. [ISBN:0862415799]

Canada Census Divisions:

General: Maps: UN Map Library:

Scotland: Shetland. Shetlopedia:

East Himalayas: East Himalaya Gazetteer:

the most used are the pages of Wikipedia, which seem to be quite accurate in this domain. Thanks to all

used quite extensively and I wish to acknowledge, with thanks, the following (which is not exhaustive):