Item Type : Enumerated
Domain : IHO Hydro
Associated Attribute :
EnumeratedName: Cable Length
Enumerated Value Code Number : 5
Enumerated Value Code In Use :
Alias : Unspecified
CamelCase : cableLength
Definition : A unit of distance originally equal to the length of a ship's anchor cable, but now generally considered to be about 600 feet. In the British Navy it is 608 feet, or exactly one-tenth of a nautical mile. In the United States Navy it is 720 feet but is infrequently used.
Reference : Cable
Definition Source : IHO Hydrographic Dictionary, English
Similarity to Source : Identical
Int1 :
S4 :
Remarks : Unspecified
Management Details
Proposal Type : Supersession
Submitting Organization : IHO Secretariat
Proposed Change : Amend Item Name and camelCase. Add definition source, reference and similarity.
Justification : Standardization of Register content.
Proposed : 2019-05-03
Accepted :
Amended : 2019-05-06
Successor : -
Predecessor : cables