Interface VerticalDatum

All Superinterfaces:
Datum, IdentifiedObject
All Known Implementing Classes:

@UML(identifier="CD_VerticalDatum", specification=ISO_19111) public interface VerticalDatum extends Datum
A textual description and/or a set of parameters identifying a particular reference level surface used as a zero-height surface. The description includes its position with respect to the Earth for any of the height types recognized by this standard.

There are several types of Vertical Datums, and each may place constraints on the Coordinate Axis with which it is combined to create a Vertical CRS.

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