A buoy is a floating object moored to the bottom in a particular place, as an aid to navigation or for other specific purposes. A cardinal buoy is used in conjunction with the compass to indicate where the mariner may find the best navigable water. It is placed in one of the four quadrants (North, East, South and West), bounded by inter-cardinal bearings from the point marked.
S-57 Object Class: Buoy, cardinal
S-57 Acronym: BOYCAR
This data was compiled for the use in the scale range 1:4,000 to 1:22,000.
THIS DATA DOES NOT REPLACE NAUTICAL CHARTS AND MUST NOT BE USED FOR NAVIGATION.
This data is based on the S-57 data format used in Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs) published and maintained by the New Zealand Hydrographic Authority at Land Information New Zealand (LINZ). Refer to the following link for information about S-57 data: www.linz.govt.nz/hydro/regulation/
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Raster chart image of: NZ 4314 Manukau Harbour
This data was compiled for the use at the following scale: 1:48000
File reference: NZ431401.tif
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The hydrographic raster data made available through the LINZ Data Service is based on the Paper Navigational Charts published and maintained by the New Zealand Hydrographic Authority at Land Information New Zealand (LINZ).
The online New Zealand Chart Catalogue provides more detailed and the most up to date information about New Zealand charts: New Zealand Chart Catalogue
Information on symbols and abbreviations used on nautical charts: Symbols and Abbreviations
Hydrographic standards and specifications for nautical charts and publications: Standards and Specifications
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