represents a geographic object obj with qualifier qual.
- The geographic object obj can be an Entity object, an EntityClass object, or a string representing an entity type such as "Country".
- Possible qualifiers include:
Automatic region returned when no GeoVariant is specified "AllAreas" all legal territories (e.g. US including e.g. Guam) "Center" center "DefaultMapArea" area used for standard maps "PrincipalArea" main territories "SimplifiedArea" low-resolution schematic region
- Geo variants can be used for countries, oceans, cities, and other objects.
- Unlike GeoGroup, which combines multiple entities, GeoVariant allows specification of a particular variant of a single entity.
Introduced in 2014