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Surface - definitions

surface - 2-dimensional geometric primitive, locally representing a continuous image of a region of a plane. (see OGC Abstract Specification (Topic 1) clause 6.3.17).

[Category=Geospatial ]

Source: Open Geospatial Consortium, 07 July 2011 10:19:51, External

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surface - [data models] A geographic phenomenon represented as a set of continuous data (such as elevation, geological boundaries, or air pollution); a spatial distribution which associates a single value with each position in a plane, usually associated with continuous attributes.

[Category=Geospatial ]

Source: esri, 05 September 2012 09:01:29, External

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