Item Type : Feature
Domain : IHO Hydro
AlphaCode : DEPCNT
FeatureName: Depth Contour
Alias : DEPCNT; Depth Curve
CamelCase : DepthContour
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : A line connecting points of equal water depth which is sometimes significantly displaced outside of soundings, symbols, and other chart detail for clarity as well as generalization. Depth contours therefore often represent an approximate location of the line of equal depth as related to the surveyed line delineated on the source. Also referred to as depth curve.
Reference :
Definition Source : IHO Hydrographic Dictionary, English
Similarity to Source : Restyled
Int1 :
S4 :
Recommended Attributes :
Distinguishing Features :
Remarks : Drying contours are encoded with negative values.
Management Details
Proposal Type : Supersession
Submitting Organization : IHO Secretariat
Proposed Change : Standardize Item Name. Amend definition. Add definition source, reference and similarity. Add INT1 and S-4 references. Add distinctions. Amend remarks.
Justification : Standardization of Register content.
Proposed : 2019-07-10
Accepted :
Amended : 2019-07-11
Successor : -
Predecessor : DEPCNT