P168 place is defined by (defines place) in version 7.1
This property associates an instance of E53 Place with an instance of E94 Space Primitive that defines it. Syntactic variants or use of different scripts may result in multiple instances of E94 Space Primitive defining exactly the same place. Transformations between different reference systems always result in new definitions of places approximating each other and not in alternative definitions.
- the centroid from https://sws.geonames.org/735927 (E53) place is defined by40°31'17.9"N 21°15'48.3"E (E94) [a single point for approximating the centre of the city of Kastoria, Greece]
- Martin’s coordinates for Kastoria (E53) place is defined by40°30'23"N 21°14'53"E, 40°31'40"N 21°16'43"E (E94) [a square covering the built settlement structure of Kastoria, Greece]
- Martin’s centroid for Kastoria (E53) placeis defined by40°31'01.5"N 21°15'48"E (E94) [a point in the lake of Kastoria in the centre of the area covered by the city]
- the position measured by Alexander von Humboldt for the Plaza Mayor in Cumaná, Sucre, Venezuela 1799-1800AD (E53) place is defined by10°27'52"N 66°30'02"W (E94) [west of the Observatory of Paris = 64°09'51"W of Greenwich, actually 1,1km east of today’s Plaza Andrés Eloy Blanco of Cumaná] (from: Alexander von Humboldt, Reise in die Aequinoctial-Gegenden des neuen Continents.(Translated by Hermann Hauff). The only translation authorized by Alexander von Humboldt; editor: J.G. Cotta, Stuttgart 1859–60)