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A label on a nautical chart which indicates a small dome- shaped tower or turret rising from a building.



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LOOKOUT STATION

A label on a nautical chart which indicates a tower surmounted by a small house from which a watch is kept regularly.

RADIO TOWER

A label on a nautical chart which indicates a tall pole or structure for elevating radio antennas.

ANCHORAGE CHART

A nautical chart showing prescribed or recommended anchorages

SAILING DIRECTIONS

  1. A descriptive book for the use of mariners, contain- ing detailed information of coastal waters, harbor facilities, etc. of an area. For waters of the United States and its possessions, they are published by the National Ocean Survey and are called UNITED STATES COAST PILOTS. Sailing directions, as well as light lists, provide the information that cannot be shown graphically on the nautical chart and that is not readily available elsewhere.

CHIMNEY

A label on a nautical chart which indicates a relatively small smokestack

RADIO MAST

A label on a nautical chart which indicates a pole or structure for elevating radio antennas, usually found in groups.

DOME

A label on a nautical chart which indicates a large, rounded, hemispherical structure rising from a building or a roof.

STANDPIPE

A label on a nautical chart which indicates a tall cylindrical structure in a waterworks system.

NAVIGATION CHARTS

A nautical chart is a graphic portrayal of the marine environment, used to lay out courses and navigate by the safest route.

FLAGPOLE

A label on a nautical chart which indicates a single pole from which flags are displayed. The term is used when the pole is not attached to a building. The label flagstaff is used for a flagpole rising from a building.

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