[Tagging] Coastline for rivers, estuaries and mangroves?

Malcolm Herring malcolm.herring at btinternet.com
Mon Sep 3 19:00:02 UTC 2018


On 03/09/2018 19:24, Paul Allen wrote:
> I expect somebody has a better definition.
> 
Just to muddy the waters (pun intended!):

In its catalogue of chartable objects for electronic charts, the IHO 
originally defined "coastline", "river bank", "canal bank" and "lake 
shore". However, when it came to the implementation, they abandoned 
these distinctions and mapped everything as "coastline"




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