Attribute: Orientation


Acronym: ORIENT

Code: 117

Attribute type: F

Definition:

The angular distance measured from true north to the major axis of the object. (Digital Geographic Information Working Group -DGIWG, Oct.87)

ENC Condition:

# Must be encoded for all LIGHTS objects that are directional or moiré effect lights.
# For TSSLPT objects when the lane part is a junction, attribute ORIENT is not encoded.
# For M_NSYS objects, attribute MARSYS or ORIENT must be encoded.

References:

INT 1: IM 1-4, 40; IP 20.1-2, 21, 30.1-2, 31; IS 3.5, 11;

M-4: 433.2-6; 434.1-2; 475.6-8; 487.2; 488;

Minimum Value: 0

Maximum Value: 360

Indication:

Unit: degree (°)

Resolution: 0.01 degree

Conversion factor: one tenth of a second = 0.000028 degree

Format:

xxx.xx

Example:

246.7 for an orientation of 246.7 degrees

Remarks

No remarks.