Difference between revisions of "Fixed Light"
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A light which appears continuous and steady and of constant colour to an observer whose position remains unchanged in relation to it. (Fig. 40a)
Reference: C.I.E. (modified)
Note: In Britain and U.S.A., the term "Fixed light" is also loosely used for a light sup-ported on a fixed structure, as distinct from a light on a floating support.
(Compare "Fixed mark", 2-6-005).
Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)
Celsius (previously Centigrade)
International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM