Buffer (GIS)

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A buffer in GIS is a zone around a map feature measured in units of distance or time. A buffer is useful for proximity analysis.[1]

A buffer is an area defined by the bounding region determined by a set of points at a specified maximum distance from all nodes along segments of an object.

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  1. ^ Wade, T. and Sommer, S. eds. A to Z GIS