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104 Earth bank

ISSprOM 2019-2
104 Earth bank (ISSprOM 2019-2)

Geometry: line.


A steep earth bank is an abrupt change in ground level which can be clearly distinguished from its surroundings, e.g. gravel or sand pits, roads and railway cuttings or embankments. The tags should show the full extent of the slope, but may be omitted if two banks are close together. Uncrossable banks shall be drawn with the symbol Uncrossable cliff (201).


The line width of very high earth banks may be 0.37 mm.

Colour: brown.


The definition of this map symbol was updated on 02.01.2022: Correction of dimensioning corresponding to the precise definition of symbols.