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what3words is a location reference system based on a global grid of 57 trillion 3mx3m squares; each square has been pre-assigned a unique 3 word address. It is available in multiple languages, works offline and has built in error detection. Easier to remember & communicate, quick & cost effective to implement, this global & human-friendly system is now available across the arcgis platform. No matter where you gather and use geographic information, a simple way to refer to locations is essential. Street addressing is often inadequate & whilst coordinates are accurate they are prone to errors in transcription and communication. 3 word addresses can make your geographic information accessible to everyone.


Agriculture, Archaeological & Historic Preservation, Architecture, Engineering & Construction, Community Development, Conservation, Defense, Demographics, Elections, Electric & Gas, Entertainment & Leisure, Environmental Management, Fish & Game, Forestry, GIS, Highways & Roads, Homeland Security, Humanitarian, Information Technology, Insurance, Intelligence, Land Records, Map, Chart & Data Production, Marine, Maritime, Mining, Parks & Recreation, Petroleum, Pipeline, Public Administration & Policy, Public Engineering, Public Safety, Public Transit, Public Works, Railroads, Real Estate, Research Organizations, Telco, Trucking & Distribution, Water Resources, Water, Wastewater & Stormwater

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