Coastal Mark

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2-6-020

Coastal Aid

A mark placed on the coast to assist coastal navigation. Particularly used with reference to marks placed on a long straight coastline devoid of many natural landmarks.

Note: In French, a lighted coastal mark is called Feu de Jalonnement (2-5-055).




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM