NZ Topo - object class river_poly

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

Description

A natural, flowing body of water emptying into an ocean, lake or other body of water and usually fed along it's course by converging tributaries.

Topo50 description

River_poly is used to capture a river where it is wide enough to be captured at 1:50,000 as an area feature

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 river_poly

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See also: floodgate_pnt river_cl waterfall_poly rapid_poly

Class attributes

AttributeValue
Object classriver_poly
Entity classWATERCOURSE
Additional entity classNot applicable
Object inheritancesimple_area
Entity sourceUS Standard Entity
Map series Topo250 Topo50
LSLIFF object class335

Object attributes

This object class does not have attributes.

Change log

Feature versionRevisedDescription
42012-08-28Updated map image and aerial view; added representation specification and example feature photographs
32012-08-28Added scale-specific definitions
22008-04-10Removed reference to seed and void objects
11999-03-01intial status