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Example 1: Finding Accurate Geocode Source Data

Both source databases gave incorrect geocoding data for Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA. When the coordinates were entered into Google Maps in January 2011, they went to an incorrect location:

To resolve this problem, EMNet researchers manually entered the address into Google. Even then, the marker had to be adjusted in order for the coordinates to land on the hospital image in Google Maps.

 

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