Talk:Location (geography)

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Policy proposal[edit]

Please see: Wikipedia:Locations in fiction, fictional locations, and settings.
—Lady Aleena talk/contribs 20:47, 15 June 2006 (UTC)man mad things

I disagree[edit]

I think it is basic to understanding geography and cartography and article should be kept. 18:28, 11 February 2007 (UTC)

Agreed.  —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:04, 16 February 2009 (UTC) 

absolute location, meaning the exact location of an object[edit]

This is a poor definition: a relative location can be exact. The fact is that you can't describe the location of something without any frame of reference, and thus all locations must necessarily be relative locations. I think that the point that whoever wrote this is trying to make is that you can specify a location in a "standard" coordinate system, such as Latitude and Longitude (not that these have a single definition) or the OS Grid for those of you living in the UK, or you can specify it relative to some arbitrary location (5 miles west of my house). However, even the "standard" coordinate systems are relative locations, they are just relative to the origin of that system. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 09:01, 8 December 2008 (UTC)

surfase is spelled wrong should be surface —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 17:13, 13 January 2010 (UTC)


Everything on Earth has its own location-the place where it can be found. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 22:14, 20 April 2010 (UTC)

Location and place[edit]

Does 'place (geography)' need its own article or it is best for them to share an article. For now I have added just a bit of context about place to this article. I suggest we build on it here and then split the articles out if appropriate at a later time. PeterEastern (talk) 10:58, 27 May 2011 (UTC)

CfD nomination of Category:Categories by geographical location[edit]


Category:Categories by geographical location has been nominated for deletion, merging, or renaming. You are encouraged to join the discussion on the Categories for discussion page. CN1 (talk) 19:09, 25 July 2014 (UTC)