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Status: STD 2005/06/07
Code: 685

Concept definition: The part of a <WATERBODY> that is deep enough for navigation through a <WATERBODY_REGION> otherwise not suitable; marine channel. EXAMPLE The deepest part of a <RIVER>, <MARINE_BAY>, or <MARINE_STRAIT> through which the main <WATERBODY_CURRENT> flows.
Reference type: IR
Reference: [BOWD, "GLOSSARY OF MARINE NAVIGATION", "channel", 1 and 2]
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