With the continuous expansion of technical capabilities and communication media, authoritative geographical names are sought for accurate reporting, geo-referencing and inclusion in geographical information systems. The present Reference Manual focuses on the technical aspects of geographical names standardization, including Romanization systems and toponymic data transfers and formats. Publishing Agency: United Nations (UN).Foreword In the late 1940s, the United Nations cartographic services, through the Economic and Social Council, sought expert advice on a ... concern has been particularly significant in terms of addressing such issues as: romanization systems; toponymic data exchange and formats; ... Some other working groups completed their work and, after reporting back to the Group of Experts, were disbanded.
|Title||:||Technical Reference Manual for the Standardization of Geographical Names|
|Author||:||United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names, United Nations. Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs|
|Publisher||:||United Nations Publications - 2007|