NZ Topo - object class breakwater_cl

This page describe the breakwater_cl object class used to represent objects in the NZTopo topographic database.


A structure built to break the force of waves to protect a beach, harbour or other waterfront facility.

Topo50 description

Only those significant either by their size or location are held in the data and shown on the printed maps

Topo250 description

Only those significant by their size or location are held in the Topo250 data and shown on the Topo250 printed maps; these are a generalised subset of those shown on the Topo50 series

Representation specification

Representation specification showing breakwater_cl

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Class attributes

Object classbreakwater_cl
Entity classBREAKWATER
Additional entity classNot applicable
Object inheritancesimple_line
Entity sourceUS Standard Entity
Map series Topo50 Topo250
LSLIFF object class7

Object attributes

This object class does not have attributes.

Change log

Feature versionRevisedDescription
52012-08-28Updated map image and aerial view; added representation specification and example feature photographs
42012-08-28Added scale-specific definitions
32010-03-01object class change
22001-11-23Unspecified update
11999-03-01intial status