A straight route (known as a recommended track, range or leading line), which comprises: a. At least two structures (usually beacons or daymarks) and/or natural features, which may carry lights and/or top-marks. The structures/features are positioned so that when observed to be in line, a vessel can follow a known bearing with safety. (Adapted from International Association of Lighthouse Authorities - IALA Aids to Navigation Guide, 1990); or b. A single structure or natural feature, which may carry lights and/or a topmark, and a specified bearing which can be followed with safety. (S-57 Edition 3.1, Appendix A Chapter 2, Page 2.72, November 2000, as amended).
Chapter 2, Page 2.72
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IHO Transfer Standard for Digital Hydrographic Data, Appendix A: Object Catalogue - Description of the Feature Coding Schema to be Used for Hydrographic Requirements
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Standardize Item Name. Amend definition. Add definition source and similarity. Add INT1 and S-4 references.
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