INCOMMON uses a
Position model to describe geographic coordinates of a Resource.
Positionis a simple model that describe the geographic type of the considered feature (
geo_type) and its coordinates (
geo_typeis one of the OGC simple features types defined in ISO19125 and described in RFC7946: Point, MultiPoint, LineString, MultiLineString, Polygon, MultiPolygon.
geois the well-known text representation of the position coordinates.
Positions are distinct from
Resources since more than one resource may share a single position, and vice-versa, a single resource may have more than one position.
Position model can display
Points natively. For other types, you would need to read them directly from the
The model is described in
app/models/position.rb and specified in