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Quick chart question

Transit (range) daymarks have vertical stripes of green and white, or red and white, or green and red... They are labled KGW, KRW, KGR... What does the 'K' stand for?
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Doesn't stand for anything AFAIK, other than indicating that the mark is a range marker.

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K Stands for range. I Googled Navigation marker KGW. Dan S/V Marian Claire

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Yes, it indicates that the mark in question is a range, but does it stand for anything other than that???

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Anyone know where to find this in Chart No. 1? Yikes.
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I couldn't find any info about range markers in chart #1. I'm guessing it has some historical roots. Just helps me remember these things if there is some logic behind the jumble of numbers and letters.

Occ G(2+1) "6" makes sense... 'K' doesn't.
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