Spatial topic and spatial applicability may be a named place or a location specified by its geographic coordinates.
Temporal topic may be a named period, date, or date range.
Where appropriate, named places or time periods can be used in preference to numeric identifiers such as sets of coordinates or date ranges.
This term is intended to be used with non-literal values as defined in the DCMI Abstract Model (
Recommended best practice is to identify the related resource by means of a string conforming to a formal identification system.
Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary such as the DCMI Type Vocabulary [DCMITYPE].
Included are the fifteen terms of the Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, which have also been published as IETF RFC 5013 [RFC5013], ANSI/NISO Standard Z39.85-2007 [NISOZ3985], and ISO Standard 15809 [ISO15836].
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