term,name,definition,category,provenance,provenance_uri,note
lineString,Line string,A subclass of a Curve using linear interpolation between points. A Curve is a 1-dimensional geometric object usually stored as a sequence of Points. Represented in 2D coordinates by FeatureGeometry.,2D,OGC Simple Features,,Simple Features OGC document (pdf): http://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=25355 See also this more accessible description of Simple Features Well-Known Text terms: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Well-known_text
multiLineString,Multi line string,"A collection of individual lines, used as a single feature. Represented in 2D coordinates by FeatureGeometry.",2D,OGC Simple Features,,Simple Features OGC document (pdf): http://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=25355 See also this more accessible description of Simple Features Well-Known Text terms: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Well-known_text
multiPoint,Multi point,"A collection of individual points, used as a single feature. Represented in 2D coordinates by FeatureGeometry.",2D,OGC Simple Features,,Simple Features OGC document (pdf): http://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=25355 See also this more accessible description of Simple Features Well-Known Text terms: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Well-known_text
multiPolygon,Multi polygon,"A collection of individual polygons, used as a single feature. Represented in 2D coordinates by FeatureGeometry.",2D,OGC Simple Features,,Simple Features OGC document (pdf): http://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=25355 See also this more accessible description of Simple Features Well-Known Text terms: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Well-known_text
notApplicable,Not applicable,The sampling feature has no applicable geospatial feature type,Non-spatial,,,"Used with SamplingFeatures that don't have a directly specified geospatial geometry, such as a specimen whose geospatial location is inherited from its parent SamplingFeature."
point,Point,Topological 0-dimensional geometric primitive representing a position. Represented in 2D coordinates by FeatureGeometry.,2D,OGC Simple Features,,Simple Features OGC document (pdf): http://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=25355 See also this more accessible description of Simple Features Well-Known Text terms: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Well-known_text
polygon,Polygon,A planar Surface defined by 1 exterior boundary and 0 or more interior boundaries. Each interior boundary defines a hole in the Polygon. Polygons are topologically closed. Polygons are a subclass of Surface that is planar. A Surface is a 2-dimensonal geometric object. Represented in 2D coordinates by FeatureGeometry.,2D,OGC Simple Features,,Simple Features OGC document (pdf): http://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=25355 See also this more accessible description of Simple Features Well-Known Text terms: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Well-known_text
volume,Volume,A three dimensional space enclosed by some closed boundary.,3D,,,Definition adapted from wikipedia