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ready ISO 19136-1:2020 Geographic information -- Geography Markup Language -- Part 1: Fundamentals

Abbreviation: GML

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The Geography Markup Language (GML) is an XML grammar for expressing geographical features. GML serves as a modeling language for geographic systems as well as an open interchange format for geographic transactions on the Internet. Generic geographic data sets are described using GML via points, lines and polygons. GML also supports community-specific extensions, allowing users to refer to objects such as roads, highways, and bridges instead of points, lines and polygons. GML is both a Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and an ISO (ISO 19136-1:2020) standard, and therefore abbreviations from both sources are included in the record.


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