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Geographic location: southern - most geographic latitude

Name Geographic location: southern - most geographic latitude 
Definiton Southern - most coordinate of the data scope boundary defined by geographic latitude in degrees (positive towards north). 
Obligation
  • dataset or dataset series: mandatory 
  • service: conditional; mandatory for services with explicit geographic propagation. 
Cardinality multiple
Example 41,62

Tehnical data
 
INSPIRE equivalent  Geographic bounding box: southBoundLatitude
Comparison with INSPIRE equivalent
ISO equivalent [345] eastBoundLongitude
Comparison with ISO equivalent
XPath identificationInfo/*/extent/*/geographicElement/*/eastBoundLongitude
Data type  angle, expressed in degrees with at least two decimal digits
Domain -180,00 ≤ southern - most latitude ≤ northern ≤ 180,00
Implementation instructions When entering metadata in the Croatian NSDI system, geographic coordinates are set in the HTRS96 (GRS80) coordinate reference system in (sexagesimal) degrees to minimum two decimal points.


Encoding example
 
<gmd:MD_Metadata 
... 
    <gmd:extent> 
         <gmd:EX_Extent> 
             <gmd:geographicElement> 
                 <gmd:EX_GeographicBoundingBox> 
                     <gmd:extentTypeCode> 
                         <gco:Boolean>true</gco:Boolean> 
                     </gmd:extentTypeCode> 
                     <gmd:westBoundLongitude> 
                         <gco:Decimal>13,01</gco:Decimal> 
                     </gmd:westBoundLongitude> 
                     <gmd:eastBoundLongitude> 
                         <gco:Decimal>19,45</gco:Decimal> 
                     </gmd:eastBoundLongitude> 
                     <gmd:southBoundLatitude> 
                         <gco:Decimal>41,62</gco:Decimal> 
                     </gmd:southBoundLatitude> 
                     <gmd:northBoundLatitude> 
                         <gco:Decimal>46,55</gco:Decimal> 
                     </gmd:northBoundLatitude> 
              </gmd:EX_GeographicBoundingBox> 
            </gmd:geographicElement> 
        </gmd:EX_Extent> 
    </gmd:extent> 
... 
</gmd:MD_Metadata>