Object Class: Sounding


Acronym: SOUNDG (P)

Code: 129

Set Attribute_A: EXPSOU; NOBJNM; OBJNAM; QUASOU; SOUACC; STATUS; TECSOU; VERDAT;

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

Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;

Definition:

A measured water depth or spot which has been reduced to a vertical datum (may be a drying height).

References:

INT 1: II 10-15;

M-4: 403.1; 410; 412-412.4; 413.1; 417.3;

Remarks:

The value of the sounding is encoded in the 3-D Coordinate field of the Spatial Record Structure (see S-57 Part 3).

Drying heights (drying soundings) are indicated by a negative value.

Distinction: depth area; wreck; underwater/awash rock; obstruction;