NZ Topo - object class telephone_cl

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


Telephone line; the linear distribution system of high-tension wires, cables etc providing telephone communications.

Topo50 description

Only those significant either by their size or location are held in the data and shown on the printed maps. NOTE that the circles on the telephone line symbol do not represent the positions of the supports.

Representation specification

Representation specification showing telephone_cl

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Important information: Not all aerial wires, cableways and obstructions that could be hazardous to aircraft are held in the data or shown on the printed maps

Class attributes

Object classtelephone_cl
Additional entity classNot applicable
Object inheritancesimple_line
Entity sourceUS Standard Entity
Map series Topo50
LSLIFF object class169

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. updated comments section
22001-11-23Unspecified update
11999-03-01intial status