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  • A group of volcanic islands of the southwest Pacific Ocean in the Bismarck Archipelago. Discovered by the Dutch in 1616, the islands are now part of Papua New Guinea.


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  • CarbonArc SDI Analysis tools rely on the capabilities of the distributed CGDI architecture and WFS technology - Filter Encoding specification and WFS-T services - and this same approach can support critical infrastructure identification via a common, cross-border SDI.

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  • • Process for accomplishing these tasks with online services, software applications and common SDI was similar to GeoConnections CGDI Interoperability Pilot.

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