Aid to navigation station

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Alternative term: Aid to Navigation establishment

All buildings and apparatus belonging to an Aid to Navigation and its operation.


Note: An aid to navigation station including an important light is usually called in Britain and the U.S.A. a light-station, and in France a phare. There are also fog-signal stations and light- and fog-signal stations.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

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International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM