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1.1       gdt         1: PostGIS adds support for geographic objects to the PostgreSQL object-relational
                      2: database. In effect, PostGIS "spatially enables" the PostgreSQL server,
                      3: allowing it to be used as a backend spatial database for geographic information
                      4: systems (GIS), much like ESRI's SDE or Oracle's Spatial extension. PostGIS
                      5: follows the OpenGIS "Simple Features Specification for SQL" and has been
                      6: certified as compliant with the "Types and Functions" profile.
                      7:
                      8: PostGIS/PostgreSQL includes the following functionality:
                      9: * Simple Features as defined by the OpenGIS Consortium (OGC)
                     10: * Support for Well-Known Text and Well-Known Binary representations of GIS
                     11:   objects
                     12: * Fast spatial indexing using GiST
                     13: * Geospatial analysis functions
                     14: * PostgreSQL JDBC extension objects corresponding to the geometries
                     15: * Support for OGC access functions as defined by the Simple Features
                     16:   Specification

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