Object Class: Depth area

ENC Group 1 if Area Object


Acronym: DEPARE (L,A)

Code: 42

Set Attribute_A: *DRVAL1; *DRVAL2; QUASOU; SOUACC; VERDAT;

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

Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;

Definition:

A depth area is a water area whose depth is within a defined range of values.

References:

INT 1: not specified;

M-4: not specified;

Remarks:

Intertidal areas are encoded as depth areas. These do not have to include soundings.

The depth range within a depth area is defined by the attributes 'DRVAL1' and 'DRVAL2'.

Distinction: depth contour; dredged area; sounding; obstruction; sea area/named water area; unsurveyed area; wreck;