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

Attribute Value
Object class wharf_edge
Entity class WHARF
Additional entity class Not applicable
Object inheritance simple_line
Entity source Proposed change to US Entity
Map series Topo50 Topo250 Ant50
LSLIFF object class 188

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 2012-08-28 Added scale-specific definitions
2 2001-11-23 Unspecified update
1 1999-03-01 intial status