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

Attribute Value
Object class flare_pnt
Entity class CHIMNEY
Additional entity class Not applicable
Object inheritance graphic_point
Entity source US Standard Entity
Map series Topo50
LSLIFF object class 40

Object attributes

This object class does not have attributes.

Change log

Feature version Revised Description
5 2012-08-28 Updated map image and aerial view; added representation specification and example feature photographs
4 2012-08-28 Added scale-specific definitions
3 2012-08-27 New Topo50 description
2 2001-11-23 Unspecified update
1 1999-03-01 intial status