NZ Topo - object class rock_outcrop_pnt

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

Description

An isolated rock formation that constitutes a prominent or unusual landmark

Topo50 description

Only those outcrops 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 rock_outcrop_pnt

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Class attributes

AttributeValue
Object classrock_outcrop_pnt
Entity classPINNACLE
Additional entity classNot applicable
Object inheritancesimple_point
Entity sourceUS Standard Entity
Map series Topo50 Topo250 Ant50
LSLIFF object class127

Object attributes

AttributeLSLIFF code
Shapefile field
Data type
Attribute descriptionAttribute values*
name1001
name
string
The name of the rock outcrop, where known. Text data from July 2012 will be in UTF-8 format. If your system is not UTF-8 compliant, you will need to use the name_ascii attribute, which has had any macronated vowels removed. UTF-8 stands for Unicode Transformation Format-8. It is an octet (8-bit) lossless encoding of Unicode characters. UTF-8 encodes each Unicode character as a variable number of 1 to 4 octets, where the number of octets depends on the integer value assigned to the Unicode character. It is an efficient encoding of Unicode documents that use mostly US-ASCII characters because it represents each character in the range U+0000 through U+007F as a single octet. UTF-8 is the default encoding for XML.
"Great Rock"
{empty}
name_macronated1140
macronated
boolean
Indicates whether the entry in the name_ascii field contains a macronated vowel. Where the value is "Y" go to http://www.linz.govt.nz/placenames/find-names/macrons/index.aspx for a list of places or feature names within New Zealand that are gazetted and include macrons
Y
N
elevation1021
elevation
real
The height above mean sea level at the top of the rock outcrop
"1227"
{empty}
rock_outcrop_display1129
display
integer
Values
1a boulder
2a small rock outcrop
3a large outcrop
1
2
3
name_ascii9000
name_ascii
string
Text data from July 2012 will be in UTF-8 format. If your system is not UTF-8 compliant, you will need to use this attribute, which has had any macronated vowels removed.
UFID1000
t50_fid
integer
A unique identifier for use on Topo50 data in the LINZ Data Service. This is not a universal ID. The intention is to manage these ID’s as persistent, however this is not guaranteed and there will be instances where what appears to be a minor change to a feature may result in a new ID being assigned.
"3254886"

* See explanation of attribute values for more information about how attribute values are represented.

Change log

Feature versionRevisedDescription
72012-08-28Updated map image and aerial view; added representation specification and example feature photographs
62012-08-28Added scale-specific definitions
52012-08-16Name attribute in UTF-8 format; added name_ascii attribute
42010-03-01object class change, added name_macronated attribute and removed orientation attribute
32001-11-23Unspecified update
21999-10-01new attribute
11999-03-01initial status