NMBGMR Draft Geologic Data Model - v. 1.0.4
LINES: Cross Sections & Transects

revised: 15-Nov-2013


This feature class records the locations of cross section lines, seismic/gravity profiles, or other transects. Geologic cross sections are stored as a separate Feature Datasets with a names like Xsect_AA, Xsect_BB, etc.

Field Name Field Alias Length
(text fields)
Field Type Field Value Default Allow Nulls? Attributes / Examples Description / Notes
FGDC_code " 16 String variable [null] TRUE 30.3.12 FGDC geologic symbol reference number.
SectClass " 50 String variable xsect TRUE xsect, sample transect, measured section, geophysical transect, etc Class of section line.
SectType " 50 String variable [null] TRUE [null] unspecified, geochemical profile, gravity profile, seismic line, magnetic profile, etc, Type Section, etc. Type of section line of specifed class.
Name " 50 String variable [null] TRUE A-A', M-83, Dalton Creek Original quadrangle section name.
HotLink " 128 String variable [null] TRUE hyperlink to a digital image of cross section, measured section etc. Hotlink URL to external resource.
DsplyScale DisplayScale   Long Integer CVD 24000 TRUE see: DisplayScale Denominator of display scale: display feature at scales larger than number specified (=< denominator). Zero indicates data that should never be displayed.
SourceID " 128 String variable [null]   unknown; unspecified; Smith, 2006b [variable] Feature level metadata (who mapped this); related to bibliographic detail
Comments " 255 String variable [null] TRUE   Comments about this particular feature.