Item Type : Feature
Domain : IHO Hydro
AlphaCode : BOYLAT
FeatureName: Buoy, lateral
Alias : BOYLAT
CamelCase : BuoyLateral
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : A lateral buoy is used to indicate the port or starboard hand side of the route to be followed. They are generally used for well defined channels and are used in conjunction with a conventional direction of buoyage.
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Remarks : A buoy is a floating object moored to the bottom in a particular place, as an aid to navigation or for other specific purposes. (IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 565). Topmark, light, fog signal, radar reflector and retro-reflector are separate objects.
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Proposal Type : Addition
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Accepted : 2000-11-01
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