Item Type : Feature
Domain : IHO Hydro
AlphaCode : BCNLAT
FeatureName: Beacon Lateral
Alias : BCNLAT
CamelCase : BeaconLateral
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : A lateral beacon 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.
Reference : 5th Edition
Definition Source : IALA Maritime Bouyage System (NP 735)
Similarity to Source : Identical
Int1 :
S4 :
Recommended Attributes :
Distinguishing Features :
Remarks : A beacon is a prominent specially constructed object forming a conspicuous mark as a fixed aid to navigation or for use in hydrographic survey (IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 420). Topmark, light, fog signal, radar reflector and retro-reflector are separate objects.
Management Details
Proposal Type : Supersession
Submitting Organization : IHO Secretariat
Proposed Change : Amend Feature Name. Add definition reference and similarity. Add INT1 and S-4 references; and add distinctions.
Justification : Align Register with S-101 DCEG.
Proposed : 2017-12-14
Accepted : 2017-12-15
Amended :
Successor : -
Predecessor : BCNLAT