Any structure on a waterfront, designed to make it possible for vessels to lie alongside and take or unload cargo, passengers etc.
Data Dictionary for wharf_edge: https://docs.topo.linz.govt.nz/data-dictionary/tdd-class-wharf_edge.html
This layer is a component of the Topo50 map series. The Topo50 map series provides topographic mapping for New Zealand and it's offshore dependancies, at 1:50,000.
For some small islands the printed map scale is 1:25,000. Although presented at 1:25,000 this layer, for all intents and purposes, forms part of the Topo50 map series.
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