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Details
Item Type : Simple Attribute
Domain : IHO Hydro
AlphaCode : VERDAT
Simple AttributeName: Vertical datum
Alias : VERDAT
CamelCase : verticalDatum
Data Type : Enumeration (Show)
Definition : Vertical datum used for measuring elevations of points on the earth's surface. Its the datum to which both heights and soundings are referred.
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Remarks : When the vertical datum is unknown, such as water areas above locks, the value 'local datum' is to be used, and further details may be encoded using 'INFORM'. The +0.3m approximation quoted in the 'approximate' levels is somehow arbitrary and follows the British example of their definition for 'approximate LAT'.
Management Details
Proposal Type : Supersession
Submitting Organization : unknown
Proposed Change : Add Camel Case
Justification : S-100
Proposed : 2008-07-18
Accepted : 2010-11-15
Amended :
Successor : -
Predecessor : VERDAT


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