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OrientableSurface consists of a surface and an orientation. If the orientation is "+", then the OrientableSurface is identical to the baseSurface. If the orientation is "-", then the OrientableSurface is a reference to a gml:AbstractSurface with an up-normal that reverses the direction for this OrientableSurface, the sense of "the top of the surface".

Element information



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:AbstractGMLType
srsName [0..1]xsd:anyURIfrom group gml:SRSReferenceGroup
srsDimension [0..1]xsd:positiveIntegerfrom group gml:SRSReferenceGroup
axisLabels [0..1]gml:NCNameListfrom group gml:SRSInformationGroup
uomLabels [0..1]gml:NCNameListfrom group gml:SRSInformationGroup
orientation [0..1]gml:SignTypeDefault value is "+".

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Substitution hierarchy

Sample instance

<gml:OrientableSurface gml:id="ID">
      <gml:GenericMetaData>Any text, intermingled with:
         <!--any element-->
   <gml:identifier codeSpace="">string</gml:identifier>
      <gml:Polygon gml:id="ID">
         <gml:identifier codeSpace="">string</gml:identifier>