Feature Type

Feature Type Name




A part, usually narrow and elongate, of a feature projecting from the main body, e.g. arm of the sea.


This feature type taken from the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer as at October 2002

Table Name


Australia's Implementation Table Names

  • ARM_PT

SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica Feature Class

8 - Capes and coastal projections - Any kind of land feature projecting into the sea

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

  • The SCAR COMPOSITE GAZETTEER OF ANTARCTICA, Working group on Geodesy and Geographic Information, Volume 1 March 1998.

None entered in categorising this feature type

Code Name Definition   Data type Values UoM Used by these Feature 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