Aid to navigation station
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)
International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM