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Tripti



Joined: 06/07/2007 07:06:02
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any service that provides the exact location given the lat/long
marc



Joined: 08/12/2005 07:39:47
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Getting the place name or address for a lat/lng is called 'reverse geocoding'. GeoNames is having a couple of services for this :
http://www.geonames.org/export/reverse-geocoding.html

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Tripti



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I did not find any which gives exact location , all give nearby laocation.

Can you pin point which webservice does that
marc



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The exact location is the lat/lng.
What else than nearby places can you possibly expect?

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Tripti



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What i meant was i did not find a webservice whcih shall provide the excat place name given the lat/long. The ones I found provided information about the near by locations given lat/long
 
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