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Details
Item Type : Feature
Domain : IHO Hydro
AlphaCode : BCNSPP
FeatureName: Beacon Special Purpose/General
Alias : BCNSPP
CamelCase : BeaconSpecialPurposeGeneral
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : A special purpose beacon is primarily used to indicate an area or feature, the nature of which is apparent from reference to a chart, Sailing Directions or Notices to Mariners.
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. Amend definition; and 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 : BCNSPP


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