beach marker


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beach marker

A sign or device used to identify a beach or certain activities thereon for incoming waterborne traffic. Markers may be panels, lights, buoys, or electronic devices.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Additionally, I recorded all nest and sequential beach marker locations using a Magellan[R] SporTrak Map handheld GPS (Magellan Navigation Inc, San Dimas, CA; accuracy: 10m).
Its duties also include helping maritime staff carry out navigational aid repairs between Menai Bridge and Puffin Sound; laying and recovering beach markers; investigating incidents affecting the coastline.
The class features basic navigation, which includes: international code signaling, beach markers, fire fighting, navigational math, predicting tides, tidal currents, magnetic compass, compass error, marlinespike seamanship, piloting, navigation rules and watercraft operations.