Relate country to region?

Eric Gouda E.J.Gouda at BIO.UU.NL
Thu Jan 9 13:41:25 CST 2003


At Thursday 9-1-2003, you wrote:
>Date:    Wed, 8 Jan 2003 08:15:48 +0200
>From:    John Irish <jirish at MWEB.COM.NA>
>Subject: Re: Relate country to region?
>
>The United Nations "Macro Regions"
>(http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/maplib/worldregions.htm) is a three-tier
>continent/region/country hierarchy that works well for me. The regions
>have very little biological basis, but then, neither do countries.

We are using the TDWG standard for World Geographical Scheme for Recording
Plant Distributions, see:
http://www.bgbm.fu-berlin.de/TDWG/geo/default.htm

Eric


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