Object Class: Coastline


Acronym: COALNE (L)

Code: 30

Set Attribute_A: CATCOA; COLOUR; CONRAD; CONVIS; ELEVAT; NOBJNM; OBJNAM; VERACC; VERDAT;

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

Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;

Definition:

The line where shore and water meet. Although the terminology of coasts and shores is rather confused, shoreline and coastline are generally used as synonyms. (IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 858,4695)

References:

INT 1: IC 1-8, 32-33;

M-4: 310; 312.1-4;

Remarks:

Distinction: canal bank; lake shore; river bank; shoreline construction;