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Geographic Information System
(English) An information system that stores and manipulates data which is referenced to locations on the earth's surface, such as digital maps and sample locations. (See also: IT, georeferenced data)
système d'information géographique
(French) Système d'information qui stocke et manipule des données référencées à la surface de la terre, tel que cartes numériques et origine des échantillons. (See also: IT, georeferenced data)
Sistema de Informação Geográfica
(Portuguese) Sistema de informação que armazena e manipula dados referenciados em locais da superfícia terrestre, tais como mapas digitais e locais de amostragem. (See also: IT, georeferenced data)

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