Item Type : Feature
Domain : Inland ENC
AlphaCode : wtwaxs
FeatureName: Waterway Axis
Alias : wtwaxs
CamelCase : WaterwayAxis
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : 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).
Reference : 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
Similarity to Source : Identical
Int1 :
S4 :
Recommended Attributes :
Distinguishing Features :
Remarks : The object name indicates the specific name of a public waterway/or part of waterway.
Management Details
Proposal Type : Supersession
Submitting Organization : IHO Secretariat
Proposed Change : Standardize Item Name. Add definition source, reference and similarity.
Justification : Standardization of Register content.
Proposed : 2019-12-20
Accepted :
Amended : 2020-01-15
Successor : -
Predecessor : wtwaxs