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516 Power line
Power line, cableway or skilift. The bars indicate the exact location of the pylons.
Line width 0.14mm
tag length 0.3mm, spacing at pylons
As ISOM 2000 but line width was 0.125mm
ISOM number changed from 514 to 511.
Defined as line symbol 516.0, use the line tool, clicking at each pylon.
Often running in a ride / clearing that may be overgrown
If the line runs alongside a better navigation feature, such as a boundary or track, then the power line may be left off.
To get a true straight line between the pylons; define the corner pylons first and then add middle ones by adding corner points on the defined line.
Power line pole: a support for electric or telephone wires.
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