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Table (DB Name)namedPlace
TableNamed Place
Field Place System
DB Field Name placeSystem
Req'd? no
Data Type varchar (50)
Misc Flag n/a
References n/a
List? closed
Notes closed list
Definition Name of the system of names. These can be treated as points as with place names, or as a coverage or set of polygons (e.g., geographic area names, HUC codes, Ecoregions, Quadrangles).
closed List of Values:
Value Description Sorting
region|state|province region or state or province 1
county county, canton, or parish 2
area|country|territory area, country, or territory 3
continent   4
quadrangle   5
HUC Code   6
TNC Conservation Region   7
EPA-Omernik Ecoregion   8
USFS-Bailey Ecoregion   9
Ecoregion A non-standard or generic ecoregion that is not specifically mentioned in this list. 10
Geographic Name User named places 11