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Representation - definition(s)


(1) [cartography] A method of illustrating data so it can be viewed and understood. In cartography, representation is used to depict likenesses of real-world features in such a way that the depictions symbolize or correspond to the real features. Representation is used to present information in a format that is viewable, storable, and transferable.

(2) [cartography] A visual likeness or depiction of an entity that acts as a substitute for the actual entity.

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Source: esri, 03 August 2012 08:14:35, External 

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