Item Type : Feature
Domain : IHO Hydro
AlphaCode : BOYCAR
FeatureName: Buoy, cardinal
Alias : BOYCAR
CamelCase : BuoyCardinal
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : A cardinal buoy is used in conjunction with the compass to indicate where the mariner may find the best navigable water. It is placed in one of the four quadrants (North, East, South and West), bounded by inter-cardinal bearings from the point marked.
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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.
Management Details
Proposal Type : Supersession
Submitting Organization : unknown
Proposed Change : Add Camel Case
Justification : S-100
Proposed : 2008-06-16
Accepted : 2009-07-14
Amended : 2009-07-14
Successor : -
Predecessor : BOYCAR