Boating Glossary of Terms

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nautical mile
A distance of 6,076.12 feet or 1,852 meters, which is about 15 percent longer than a statute mile. Equivalent to one minute of latitude on a navigation chart.
nun buoy
Conical navigation buoy that is usually red.