Item Type : Feature
Domain : IHO Hydro
AlphaCode : BOYLAT
FeatureName: Buoy Lateral
Alias : BOYLAT
CamelCase : BuoyLateral
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : A lateral buoy 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 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 : IHO Secretariat
Proposed Change : Amend Feature Name. Add definition source, reference and similarity. Add INT1 and S-4 references; and add distinctions.
Justification : Align Register with S-101 DCEG.
Proposed : 2017-12-15
Accepted : 2017-12-15
Amended :
Successor : -
Predecessor : BOYLAT