Buoy lantern

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The glazed enclosure near the top of a buoy, usually of cylindrical shape, that surrounds and protects the optical apparatus.


Note:

The term is sometimes used loosely for the buoy light




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALAInternational Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM Dictionary edition (1970-1989)