Item Type : Feature
Domain : IHO Hydro
AlphaCode : WEDKLP
FeatureName: Weed/Kelp
Alias : WEDKLP
CamelCase : Unspecified
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : Seaweed and/or kelp.
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Remarks : Seaweed is the general name for marine plants of the Algae class which grow in long narrow ribbons (International Maritime Dictionary, 2nd Ed.). Kelp is one of an order (laminariales) of usually large, blade-shaped or vine-like brown algae (IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 2611). Kelp is often an indication of the presence of submerged rocks (IHO Chart Specifications M-4).
Management Details
Proposal Type : Addition
Submitting Organization : unknown
Proposed Change : NULL
Justification : NULL
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Accepted : 2000-11-01
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Successor : WEDKLP
Predecessor : -