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Encyclopedia > Characteristic light

A light characteristic is a coded description displayed on a nautical chart under the chart symbol for a lighthouse, lightvessel or sea mark with a light on it, to indicate how that light is recognised visually and audibally.


An example of a light characteristic is Gp Oc(3).10s 15m 10M. This indicates the light is a Occulting Group of 3, every 10 seconds, 15 metres tall and visible for 10 nautical miles.


The following chart describes some of the different types of light characteristics:


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Characteristic light - encyclopedia article about Characteristic light. (557 words)
A light characteristic is a coded description displayed on a nautical chart nautical chart is a graphic representation of a maritime area and adjacent coastal regions.
with a light Light is electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength that is visible to the eye or, in a technical or scientific setting, electromagnetic radiation of any wavelength.
This indicates the light is a Occulting Group of 3, every 10 seconds, 15 metres tall and visible for 10 nautical miles A nautical mile is a unit of length.
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