Release Notes
ADL Feature Type Thesaurus
Version 2.0
July 3, 2002


Title Alexandria Digital Library (ADL) Feature Type Thesaurus

Short title FTT

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


General Changes:

Specific Term Changes:

TERM CHANGE
agricultural regions Added as NT of 'regions'
cairns USE reference changed from 'landmarks' to 'monuments'
cadastral areas Changed BT from 'regions' to 'administrative areas'
deltas Changed BT from 'hydrographic features' to 'physiographic features'
fracture zones Changed BT from 'faults' to 'seafloor features'
firebreaks Changed BT from 'regions' to 'manmade features'
landmarks Changed to a non-preferred term. Form changed to 'landmarks (monuments)' with USE reference to 'monuments'.
landmarks (monuments) Added as non-preferred term with USE 'monuments'
landmarks (reference locations) Added as non-preferred term with USE 'reference locations'
linguistic regions Added as NT of 'regions'
lookout (vista) Reference changed to USE 'viewing locations'
multinational entities New term with BT of 'political areas'
parks Changed BT from 'administrative areas' to 'manmade features'
pistol ranges Changed to 'pistol ranges (sport)' and changed to a non-preferred term with USE 'sports facilities'
reference locations Changed BT from 'administrative areas' to 'manmade features'
reserves Changed BT from 'administrative areas' to 'manmade features'
shooting ranges Changed to 'shooting ranges (sport)'
vistas Term changed to 'viewing locations'