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Geospatial Intelligence

Statutory Law

10 U.S.C. § 467(5) (2010) (Title 10—Chapter 22: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency)

In this chapter [10 U.S.C. §§ 441 et seq.]:
   (5) The term "geospatial intelligence" means the exploitation and analysis of imagery and geospatial information to describe, assess, and visually depict physical features and geographically referenced activities on the earth. Geospatial intelligence consists of imagery, imagery intelligence, and geospatial information.