NZ Topo - object class wharf_edge

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


Any structure on a waterfront, designed to make it possible for vessels to lie alongside and take or unload cargo, passengers etc.

Topo50 description

Only those significant either by their size or location are held in the data and shown on the printed maps. Narrower features are captured as a centreline

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 wharf_edge

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See also: coastline

Class attributes

Object classwharf_edge
Entity classWHARF
Additional entity classNot applicable
Object inheritancesimple_line
Entity sourceProposed change to US Entity
Map series Topo50 Topo250 Ant50
LSLIFF object class188

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
22001-11-23Unspecified update
11999-03-01intial status