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Place and Period in an Emerging Global Gazetteer: a proposed DH2014 workshop

Geography is an important aspect of many digital humanities research projects, and gazetteer access and development are often essential to them. In projects involving mapping or spatial analysis, named and/or unnamed places must be resolved to spatial locations described by a coordinate system. If we want something to appear on a map, we need to say where to place the marker, however it may be annotated for uncertainty.