Add-on:World Placenames

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World Placenames
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Developer Alejandro Vergara
Latest release 0.9 / 2005-07-30
License Freeware
Web site wwplacenames.100free.com

The World Placenames add-on for Nasa World Wind 1.3 includes placenames of rivers, hills, mountains, forests, regions and others points of interest for all the countries in the world.

There is also a reduced version that includes data for the following European countries:

Spain

Portugal
Andorra
France
Monaco
Italy
Vatican City
San Marino
United Kingdom

Ireland

Germany
Belgium
Holland
Austria
Swiss
Luxembourg
Malt
Denmark


Toponymic information is based on the Geographic Names Data Base, containing official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names and maintained by the Nationa Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. More information is available at the Maps and Geodata link at www.nga.mil. The Nationa Geospatial-Intelligence Agency name, initials, and seal are protected by 10 United States Code Section ยง445.

World Placenames add-on can be distributed freely.

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