NZ Topo - object class ice_stream_cl

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


Ice stream; a current of ice in an ice sheet or ice cap that flows more rapidly than the surrounding ice,usually flowing to the ocean or to an ice shelf and not constrained by exposed rock.

Representation specification

Representation specification showing ice_stream_cl

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See also: melt_stream_cl

Class attributes

Attribute Value
Object class ice_stream_cl
Entity class WATERCOURSE
Additional entity class Not applicable
Object inheritance simple_line
Entity source US Standard Entity
Map series Ant50
LSLIFF object class 518

Object attributes

This object class does not have attributes.

Change log

Feature version Revised Description
4 2012-08-28 Updated map image and aerial view; added representation specification and example feature photographs
3 2010-03-01 object class change
2 2001-11-23 Unspecified update
1 1999-03-01 intial status