Object Class: Beacon, isolated danger
Acronym: BCNISD (P)
Set Attribute_A: *BCNSHP; *COLOUR; #COLPAT; CONDTN; CONRAD; CONVIS; DATEND; DATSTA; ELEVAT; HEIGHT; MARSYS; NATCON; NOBJNM; OBJNAM; PEREND; PERSTA; STATUS; VERACC; VERDAT; VERLEN;
Set Attribute_B: INFORM; NINFOM; NTXTDS; PICREP; SCAMAX; SCAMIN; TXTDSC;
Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;
A beacon is a prominent specially constructed object forming a conspicuous mark as a fixed aid to navigation or for use in hydrographic survey (IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 420).
An isolated danger beacon is a beacon erected on an isolated danger of limited extent, which has navigable water all around it. (UKHO NP735, 5th Edition)
INT 1: IQ 130.4;
Topmark, light, fog signal, radar reflector and retro-reflector are separate objects.
Distinction: daymark; beacon lateral; beacon safe water; beacon cardinal; beacon special purpose/general;