NZ Topo - object class geo_bore_pnt

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


A hole drilled to tap into a geothermal field; resulting steam and/or pressure is used in the production of electricity, for drying, heating etc.

Topo50 description

Geothermal bores were orginally captured by surveryors in the field. As they are not always visible on imagery, these features are left unchanged unless more current information becomes available

Representation specification

Representation specification showing geo_bore_pnt

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See also: fumarole_pnt

Class attributes

Attribute Value
Object class geo_bore_pnt
Entity class WELL
Additional entity class Not applicable
Object inheritance graphic_point
Entity source US Standard Entity
Map series Topo50
LSLIFF object class 48

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 2010-03-01 Added name_macronated attribute
2 2001-11-23 Unspecified update
1 1999-03-01 intial status