Metadata for the ADL Feature Type Thesaurus


Title Alexandria Digital Library (ADL) Feature Type Thesaurus

Short title FTT

Responsible party Alexandria Digital Library Project, University of California at Santa Barbara.

Type of Knowledge Organization System: Thesaurus

Scope and purpose The Feature Type Thesaurus contains a hierarchical scheme of terms for typing gazetteer entries; that is, for typing named geographic places. It is intended for general use for many types of gazetteers and as a shared vocabulary for interoperability among gazetteers.

Update frequency No regular updating schedule.

Versions

Scope and usage

Subject coverage Type terms for administrative, hydrographic, manmade, physiographic, and regional places.

User community and applications

Characteristics of terms

Copyright (c) 1999-2004 by the Regents of the University of California.
All rights reserved.

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Last update for this metadata 2004-11-15

Contact

Linda Hill
Research Specialist
Alexandria Digital Library Project
University of California at Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, California 93106
E-mail: lhill@alexandria.ucsb.edu
Phone: 805-893-8587