NZ Topo - object class soakhole_pnt

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


The point at which a river or stream percolates into or through the soil.

Topo50 description

Only those significant either by their size or location are held in the data and shown on the printed maps.

Representation specification

Representation specification showing soakhole_pnt

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See also: river_cl

Class attributes

Attribute Value
Object class soakhole_pnt
Entity class SOAKHOLE
Additional entity class Not applicable
Object inheritance graphic_point
Entity source Proposed NZ Std Entity
Map series Topo50
LSLIFF object class 158

Object attributes

Attribute LSLIFF code
Shapefile field
Data type
Attribute description Attribute values*
orientation 1115
The orientation or angle of the feature as it is shown on the map. This is measured in radians starting from due east, in a counter- clockwise direction for positive numbers or clockwise for negative numbers.

* See explanation of attribute values for more information about how attribute values are represented.

Change log

Feature version Revised Description
7 2020-04-08 added orientation attribute
6 2012-08-28 Updated map image and aerial view; added representation specification and example feature photographs
5 2012-08-28 Added scale-specific definitions
4 2010-03-01 removed orientation attribute
3 2002-06-18 new attribute
2 2001-11-23 Unspecified update
1 1999-03-01 intial status