NZ Topo - object class flare_pnt

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


A stack used for the safe burning of combustible gases. Usually associated with petroleum and petrochemical process plants

Topo50 description

Flare stacks have become a legacy feature. This means that they will remain in the data until a sheet undergoes revision. During this process, the flare points will be examined and changed to chimney_pnts where applicable

Representation specification

Representation specification showing flare_pnt

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Class attributes

Object classflare_pnt
Entity classCHIMNEY
Additional entity classNot applicable
Object inheritancegraphic_point
Entity sourceUS Standard Entity
Map series Topo50
LSLIFF object class40

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
32012-08-27New Topo50 description
22001-11-23Unspecified update
11999-03-01intial status