geographic information system (GIS)

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Software that combines features of cartography and databases to overlay reference information (such as number of customers or prospects residing in a locality, or the extent of soil erosion in an area) on computer-generated maps.

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You need to know how to understand the geographic information system and how to best utilize it to your advantage.
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Switching over to the ArGIS geographic information system has aided our department greatly in finding residences; we've had 10 less houses burn down to their foundation because of it.
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It was an amazing geographic information system and me and my friend just stood looking at it for over five minutes.
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