Feature Type

Feature Type Name




An underground hollow with access from the ground surface or from the sea, often found in limestone areas and on rocky coastlines.


Table Name


Australia's Implementation Table Names


SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica Feature Class

15 - Round features - Any feature having a circular shape

The following have been used in the definition of this feature type

  • European Environment Information and Observation Network (EIONET), GEneral Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus (GEMET) online. Sited 30 July 2002. URL updated 10/12/2014

The following have been used in categorising this feature type

  • Geography
  • Geomorphology
Code Name Definition   Data type Values UoM Used by these Feature Types
1034 Comments Any additional comments. Optional character(100)     Types
1042 Dataset_Id An unique identifier of the dataset the feature belongs to Mandatory number(4)     Types
1150 Q_Info An unique identifier pointing to additional data quality information not included in the metadata record. Mandatory number(5)     Types
1164 Rock_Type   Mandatory character(50)
label Definition
1090 SCAR_Gaz_Id Reference number as in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica Mandatory number(10)     Types
1127 SCAR_Name A placename name in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica. These names have been contributed by national gazetteers. Mandatory character(100)     Types