Item Type : Feature
Domain : IALA AtoNs
AlphaCode : Unspecified
FeatureName: Aids to Navigation
Alias : Unspecified
CamelCase : AidsToNavigation
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : A visual, acoustical, or radio device, external to a ship, designed to assist in determining a safe course or a vessel's position, or to warn of dangers and/or obstructions. Aids to navigation usually include buoys, beacons, fog signals, lights, radio beacons, leading marks, radio position fixing systems and GNSS which are chart-related and assist safe navigation.
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Definition Source : IHO Hydrographic Dictionary, English
Similarity to Source : Identical
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Remarks : Unspecified
Management Details
Proposal Type : Addition
Submitting Organization : IALA
Proposed Change : Add feature
Justification : Feature is primarily intended as a supertype for aids to navigation data model.
Proposed : 2016-11-27
Accepted : 2016-12-01
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Successor : -
Predecessor : -