Feature Type

Feature Type Name




A buoy secured to the bottom by permanent moorings with means for mooring a vessel by use of its anchor chain or mooring lines.


Table Name


Australia's Implementation Table Names


The following have been used in the definition of this feature type

  • S-57 IHO Transfer Standard for Digital Hydrographic Data, Appendix A (IHO Object Catalogue) Edition 3.1 (Nov. 2000), sited July 25th 2002.

The following have been used in categorising this feature type

  • Nautical
Code Name Definition   Data type Values UoM Used by these Feature Types
1015 Asset_No Australia uses this field to record the old asset management number from Mainpac. Optional character(20)     Types
1042 Dataset_Id An unique identifier of the dataset the feature belongs to Mandatory number(4)     Types
1267 Name Name used to refer or label something. For example waypoints, buildings, and camps. Note: Name does not include SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica placenames. See the attribute SCAR_Name. Optional character(100)     Types
1150 Q_Info An unique identifier pointing to additional data quality information not included in the metadata record. Mandatory number(5)     Types