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Name Geography Markup Language
Version 3.2
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  application/gml+xml
PUID:  fmt/1047
Classification GIS, Text (Mark-up)
Description The Geography Markup Language (GML) is the XML grammar defined by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) to express geographical features. GML serves as a modeling language for geographic systems as well as an open interchange format for geographic transactions on the Internet. Version 3.2 introduced a new GML XML namespace and represents ISO standard 19136. Full specifications can be found at
Orientation Text
Byte order  
Related file formats Has lower priority than XML Schema Definition  
Has priority over Geography Markup Language  
Has priority over Extensible Markup Language (1.0)
Is subsequent version of Geography Markup Language  
Is subtype of Extensible Markup Language (1.0)
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source Archaeology Data Service / Archaeology Data Service
Source date 18 May 2017
Source description  
Last updated 18 May 2017
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