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The Canadian Aids to Navigation System

The Canadian Aids to Navigation System    
Format Softcover plus poster
Catalogue No. P224
Pages 57
Language English; Aussi disponible en français
Price $7.95
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Produced by Marine navigation Services Directorate, Canadian Coast Guard.
Published by Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 2001.


Aids to navigation are devices or systems, external to a vessel, which are provided to help a mariner determine his position and course, to warn him of dangers or obstructions or to advise him of the location of the best or preferred route.

The Canadian Aids to Navigation System publication includes:
  • Canadian Light Flash Characters
  • Floating Aids to Navigation (Buoys - daytime, nighttime, colour, shape, topmarks, reflective materials)
  • Fixed Aids to Navigation (lightstations, daybeacons, ranges, fog signals and sector lights)
  • An introduction to Radio Aids to Navigation
A handy reference poster, in full-colour, folds out from the centre of the book.

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