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From a reading of the spec it seems that a GeometryCollection is a Geometry and can contain geometry objects? But I want to be sure that this is really allowed before I file a bug report.

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Yes, it should be allowed. And I have tested it on OpenLayers at least, you can create a feature whose geometry is a GeometryCollection which contains another GeometryCollection by reading a geojson string (using OpenLayers.Format.GeoJSON object).

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