Thomas Gray, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and geographical information systems: A literary GIS of two Lake District tours

@article{Gregory2009ThomasGS,
  title={Thomas Gray, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and geographical information systems: A literary GIS of two Lake District tours},
  author={Ian N. Gregory and David Cooper},
  journal={Int. J. Humanit. Arts Comput.},
  year={2009},
  volume={3},
  pages={61-84}
}
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