The waterway axis can be defined by e.g: - the middle line of a fairway, (Definition of fairway: That part of a river, harbour; etc. where the main navigable channel for vessels of larger size lies. It is also the usual course followed by vessels entering or leaving harbours, called ?ship channel?. (International Maritime Dictionary, 2nd Ed.). - the middle line of a water way (Definition of waterway: The waterway covers the entire area of a river or canal).
Ed. 2.4 Feature Catalogue
Definition Source :
Electronic Chart Display and Information System for Inland Navigation, Section 2: Data Standard, Appendix A: Object Catalogue for Inland ECDIS
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The object name indicates the specific name of a public waterway/or part of waterway.
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Proposed Change :
Standardize Item Name. Add definition source, reference and similarity.
On behalf of the IHO Member States, the International Hydrographic Bureau would like to thank Korea Hydrographic and
Oceanographic Agency(KHOA) of the Republic of Korea for giving active support in the development of the S-100 GI Registry