Object Class: Canal


Acronym: CANALS (L,A)

Code: 23

Set Attribute_A: CATCAN; CONDTN; DATEND; DATSTA; HORACC; HORCLR; HORWID; NOBJNM; OBJNAM; STATUS;

Set Attribute_B: INFORM; NINFOM; NTXTDS; SCAMAX; SCAMIN; TXTDSC;

Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;

Definition:

An artificial waterway with no flow, or a controlled flow, used for navigation, or for draining or irrigating land (ditch). (United States Geological Survey, Jan.89)

References:

INT 1: IF 40;

M-4: 361.6;

Remarks:

The object 'canal' describes the area of the canal, the object 'canal bank' the banks.

Distinction: canal bank; river; lake; tideway;