Stunning Lighthouse Hotels Around The World
Perched on rocky coasts, towering cliffs, or islands, lighthouses have served as beacons to guide ships safely into a harbor for centuries. While many of them have been decommissioned today, several b...
Beacon
A beacon is an intentionally conspicuous device designed to attract attention to a specific location.Beacons can also be combined with semaphoric or other indicators to provide important information, ...
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Lighthouse
A lighthouse is a tower, building, or other type of structure designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses and used as a navigational aid for maritime pilots at sea or on inland waterways....
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Radio navigation
Radio navigation or radionavigation is the application of radio frequencies to determine a position on the Earth. Like radiolocation, it is a type of radiodetermination.The basic principles are measu...
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Satellite navigation
A satellite navigation or satnav system is a system of satellites that provide autonomous geo-spatial positioning with global coverage. It allows small electronic receivers to determine their location...
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Stunning Lighthouse Hotels Around The World
Perched on rocky coasts, towering cliffs, or islands, lighthouses have served as beacons to guide ships safely into a harbor for centuries. While many of them have been decommissioned today, several b...
CCGS Bartlett
CCGS Bartlett is a Marine service vessel and navigational aid tender operated by the Canadian Coast Guard.CCGS Bartlett was built in 1969 at Marine Industries, Sorel. She was modernized in 1988 at Ha...
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Fehmarnbelt Lightship
The Fehmarnbelt Lightship (German: Feuerschiff Fehmarnbelt) was built in 1906-1908 at Brake on the River Weser and entered service in 1908 as the lightship Außeneider. Until 1945 it was moored at ...
Fehmarnbelt Lightship - Wikipedia
Racon
A racon is a radar transponder commonly used to mark maritime navigational hazards. The word is a portmanteau of RAdar and beaCON.When a racon receives a radar pulse, it responds with a signal on the ...
Racon - Wikipedia
Tsikada
Tsikada (Russian: Цикада meaning cicada), is a Russian satellite navigation system including ten Low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites. It transmits the same two carrier frequencies as the U.S. TRANSIT...
Coastal warning display tower
A coastal warning display tower, sometimes known as a storm warning tower, was a type of signal station in the form of skeletal towers designed to provide hurricane warnings. The towers were develope...
Route card
A route card is a document that is used by hillwalkers as an aid to navigation and route planning. The military also use a similar technique for planning night marches and/or patrols.
The planned...
Tasku beacon tower
Tasku beacon tower (Taskun pooki in Finnish) is a daymark tower located on the island of Tasku (Pocket in English) in the Raahe archipelago in the Gulf of Bothnia in Finland. The structure was built i...
VHF omnidirectional range
VHF Omni Directional Radio Range (VOR) is a type of short-range radio navigation system for aircraft, enabling aircraft with a receiving unit to determine their position and stay on course by receivin...
VHF omnidirectional range - Wikipedia
Sonne (navigation)
Sonne (German for "sun") was a radio navigation system developed in Germany during World War II. It was developed from an earlier system known as Elektra, and therefore the system is also known as Ele...
Sonne (navigation) - Wikipedia
Automatic Identification System
The Automatic Identification System (AIS) is an automatic tracking system used on ships and by vessel traffic services (VTS) for identifying and locating vessels by electronically exchanging data with...
Automatic Identification System - Wikipedia
Laitakari beacon tower
Laitakari beacon tower is a daymark (navigational aid) located on the island of Laitakari in the Gulf of Bothnia in Finland. The island is located east-northeast of Hailuoto and is within the municipa...
Laitakari beacon tower - Wikipedia
List of lights
A list of lights is a publication describing lighthouses and other aids to maritime navigation. Most such lists are published by national hydrographic offices.
The United States National Geospatia...
List of lights - Wikipedia
Le Batofar
LV Osprey entered service as a Light Vessel for the Commissioners of Irish Lights in 1955. On 9 May 1975 she was sold to the New Ross Harbour Commissioners for use as a floating oil berth, pilot stat...
Le Batofar - Wikipedia
Research Moored Array for African-Asian-Australian Monsoon Analysis and Prediction
The Research Moored Array for African-Asian-Australian Monsoon Analysis and Prediction, also known as RAMA, is a system of moored observation buoys in the Indian Ocean that collects meteorological and...
Tide gauge
A tide gauge (also known as mareograph or marigraph) is a device for measuring the change in sea level relative to a datum.Sensors continuously record the height of the water level with respect to a h...
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Isolated danger mark
An Isolated Danger Mark, as defined by the International Association of Lighthouse Authorities, is a sea mark used in maritime pilotage to indicate a hazard to shipping such as a partially submerged r...
Isolated danger mark - Wikipedia
Oboe (navigation)
Oboe was a British aerial blind bombing targeting system in World War II, based on radio transponder technology. Prior to a mission, a circle was drawn around one of the Oboe transmitters so that it p...
Distance measuring equipment
Distance measuring equipment (DME) is a transponder-based radio navigation technology that measures slant range distance by timing the propagation delay of VHF or UHF radio signals.Developed in Austra...