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Spatial Coverage

Label Spatial Coverage
Order 17
URI dct_spatial_sm
Obligation Recommended
Multiplicity 0-*
Field type string
Purpose To provide the user with a list of searchable and selectable place names
Entry Guidelines Place name text strings should be specified out to the nation level. It is typical for the place name to represent the largest extent the data layer represents. Our recommended thesaurus is GeoNames.
Commentary It is recommended to have at least one place name for each layer that corresponds to the logical extent of the area of that layer.
Controlled Vocabulary no
Example value “Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States”
Element Set DCMI
Group Spatial