Attribute: Value of depth contour


Acronym: VALDCO

Code: 174

Attribute type: F

Definition:

The depth of a sea bottom contour.

References:

INT 1: II 30;

M-4: 410; 411;

Indication:

Unit: defined in the DUNI subfield of the DSPM record or in the DUNITS attribute of the M_UNIT meta object class, e.g. metre (m)

Resolution: 0.1 m or 0.1 fm or 0.1 ft

Format:

sxxxxx.x s: sign, negative values only.

Example:

50 for a depth contour of 50 metres.

Remarks:

Drying contours are indicated by a negative value.