FOOTPRINT_WKT_INVALID - AtlasOfLivingAustralia/ala-dataquality Wiki


The Footprint Well-Known-Text given could not be interpreted. It may not have been given or the information provided does not match the standard.

The field dwc:footprintSRS must be present and recognised. This issue is also raised if the WKT value could not be successfully transformed into WGS84.

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Implications and caveats

Severity: Warning

A Well-Known Text (WKT) representation of the shape (footprint, geometry) that defines the Location. A Location may have both a point-radius representation (see decimalLatitude) and a footprint representation, and they may differ from each other.

Data custodian recommendations

Review spatial system used to define location information supplied and review the location footprint supplied.

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