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1 Edge matching

An editing procedure to ensure that all features that cross adjacent map sheets have the same edge locations.

2 Elevation

Height above a fixed reference point, often the mean sea level. Elevation, or geometric height, is mainly used when referring to points on the Earth's surface.

3 Endorsed Regional Solution

Specifications for geospatial data that benefit the user community which have been approved by a regional entity such as MetroGIS. The endorsement of a regional dataset involves guidelines for access, content, and distribution in order to provide a consistent dataset across the region’s jurisdictions.

4 Entity

[cartography] Entities represent real-world point, line or polygon features with a geographic location. Features may refer to fire hydrants, hospitals, state boundaries, roads, rivers, lakes, etc. Entities are stored in databases, where they can be retrieved and displayed using GIS software.