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The geospatial web, popularized as the geoweb, emerged as a placeholder to designate the post-2005 emergence and proliferation of a diverse range of new, web-based geographic information technologies that could not be defined or engaged in terms of the materialities and assemblages of conventional, decades-old geographic information systems (GIS) as a stand-alone technology. The term geoweb initially emphasized the merging of geographic information (e.g., x, y coordinates) with other forms of web content. However, its usage quickly broadened to be inclusive of a networked ecosystem of (a) new hardware/software objects, (b) new spatial content forms, (c) data praxes, and (d) standards and techniques for spatial data handling associated with the broad proliferation, popularization, and commercialization of location. Examples of spatial media (devices, platforms, and information ...

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