Definitions for "Edge matching"
Keywords:  seamless, gis, adjoining, map, sheets
The comparison and graphic adjustment of features that cross adjoining map sheets to ensure that the features intersect the boundary at a common, coincident location. A "seamless" database is thereby created.
A procedure to ensure that separate map sheets covering adjacent regions fit exactly along their edges, so that all features crossing sheet lines can be physically joined. In a digital map base, it means that links are established so that the entire set of map sheets link up in a seamless manner.
the comparison and graphic adjustment of features to obtain agreement along the edges of adjoining map sheets.