Table1a. LIST OF REASONS FOR WHICH A LOCALITY CANNOT BE GEOREFERENCED

Reason Examples
Dubious locality description
The locality description explicitly states ambiguity or uncertainty about the given locality
Peru/Brazil; Antigua?; possibly Eastern Sierra Nevada
Locality cannot be located
The locality cannot be located on a map or in a gazetteer from the given description. This can be the case if the locality description is not even recorded, if the data in the locality description are of a different nature or if there are more than one interpretations of the locality.
locality not recorded; Bob Jones; captive bred; San Jose
Conflicting information
The locality provides information that is demonstrably wrong.
Sonoma county side of Gualala River, Mendocino County; San Francisco, California, Elevation 6,000ft

Note:Please be explicit when providing a NoGeorefBecause reason. State the exact source of uncertainty, ambiguity or inconsistency in the locality description.




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