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Geographic information retrieval (GIR) is

an expansion of information retrieval (IR) that adds geospatial indexing, topological relationships, and spatial matching operations to the core functionality of text-based indexing and query processing. It also includes research into geoparsing technologies.[1]

References Edit

  1. Georeferencing: The Geographic Associations of Information, Glossary, at 229.

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