Mapping Vernacular Geography : Web-based GIS Tools for Capturing “ Fuzzy ” or “ Vague ” Entities

Most people don’t use a formal geographical vocabulary, however they do use a wide variety of geographical terms on a daily basis. Identifiers such as “Downtown” are components of a vernacular geography which is vastly more used than the coordinates and scientifically defined variables beloved of most professional analysts. Terms like these build into the… CONTINUE READING