[Tdwg-guid] Geonames ontology

Roderic Page r.page at bio.gla.ac.uk
Tue Oct 17 20:38:23 CEST 2006

Stumbled across an nice ontology for geographical places (see  
Isn't this the sort of thing we should be looking at, say for Darwin  
Core. It always struck me as a weakness that geographic places in  
Darwin Core were simply literal strings, rather than links to URIs.


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