Living reference work entry
A Navigation Buoy is a special floating buoy (or maybe fixed in occasional cases) that are set on waters for enhancing safety of sea activities by providing lights and/or marks and other relevant information. For instance, it is of vital importance for marine traffic to obtain correct LOPs. It is also called Aids to Navigation buoy (AtoN buoy). Figure 1 shows a typical navigation buoy.
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