From: Antoine Leca (Antoine10646@leca-marti.org)
Date: Wed Nov 02 2005 - 12:53:53 CST
On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2005 12:34Z, Hans Aberg va escriure:
> On 2 Nov 2005, at 09:56, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
>> Anything corresponding to
>> "Åland Islands" would probably be taken as purely geographic
>> and hiding rather than emphasizing the administrative status.
> Most likely an error.
Please tell it to UNO. The Cartographic Section
(http://www.un.org/Depts/Cartographic/english/) seems to insist on using the
suffix "Islands"; looks for example at
UNGEGN http://unstats.un.org/unsd/geoinfo/ seems to have other ideas (it
seems they prefer using Åland alone), but they do not seem to enjoy
popularity at NY.
> If one wants to indicate that Åland is an island,
I was told there are several.
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