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gml:CartesianCS is a 1-, 2-, or 3-dimensional coordinate system. In the 1-dimensional case, it contains a single straight coordinate axis. In the 2- and 3-dimensional cases gives the position of points relative to orthogonal straight axes. In the multi-dimensional case, all axes shall have the same length unit of measure. A CartesianCS shall have one, two, or three gml:axis property elements.

Element information

Type: gml:CartesianCSType

Properties: Global, Qualified



gml:id [1..1]xsd:IDThe attribute gml:id supports provision of a handle for the XML element representing a GML Object. Its use is mandatory for all GML objects. It is of XML type ID, so is constrained to be unique in the XML document within which it occurs.from type gml:DefinitionBaseType
aggregationType [0..1]gml:AggregationTypefrom group gml:AggregationAttributeGroup

Substitution hierarchy

Sample instance

<gml:CartesianCS gml:id="ID">
      <gml:GenericMetaData>Any text, intermingled with:
         <!--any element-->
   <gml:identifier codeSpace="">string</gml:identifier>
      <gml:CoordinateSystemAxis gml:id="ID" uom="">
         <gml:identifier codeSpace="">string</gml:identifier>
         <gml:axisDirection codeSpace="">string</gml:axisDirection>
         <gml:rangeMeaning codeSpace="">string</gml:rangeMeaning>