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To be useful to the boater landmarks must be visible and______

Appear on the chart of the area

1

You are "returning from sea" when you are going_____

Clockwise around the US

2

SPHERICAL buoys mark fairways and the middle of navigable channels and are______

Red and white striped

3

The red buoys used to mark the right side of the channel

Have even numbers

4

Lighted safe water buoys have

White lights

5

Going from manasquan inlet in NJ on the ICW down the East Coast....,,

Returning from sea

6

A preferred channel marker has

Green and red horizontal bands

7

In the US ATON system a can is

Green

8

A nun buoy has

A cone shaped head

9

A square daymark with an odd number is the same as

A green can buoy

10

The following are used in the intercostal waterway

Yellow triangles, squares and bands

11

Daymarks on the sides of channels usually have

Numbers

12

An occulting light is

On more than off

13

On a chart you can tell if an ATON is a buoy from its

Italic (slanting) type

14

You can find a brief description of each lighthouse in the

Light list

15

A fixed light is

On from dusk to dawn

16

A centerlane of the navigable channel under a fixed bridge is marked by

Green lights

17

Red day marks have

3 sides and even numbers

18

On a chart, a magenta disk means

Lighted aid to navigation

19

A special purpose mark such as a yellow buoy is used to designate

An anchorage

20

If you see a white buoy with an orange diamond and 2 orange horizontal stripes and a white center you should

Keep a safe distance away