locality

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Darwin Core

Term name

locality

Definition

The specific description of the place. Less specific geographic information can be provided in other geographic terms (higherGeography, continent, country, stateProvince, county, municipality, waterBody, island, islandGroup). This term may contain information modified from the original to correct perceived errors or standardize the description.

Apple Core

Recommendation

Recommended

Guidelines

  • No higher geography
  • Can be standardized: Montréal, 3km North of

Controlled vocabulary

N/A

Usage examples

Example information on label Data to enter in "locality" term field
Canada, QC, 3km N. of Montréal Montréal, 3km North of

Other resources

LINKS TO RESOURCES, PERHAPS WITH EXPLANATION