lookout station


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lookout station

[′lu̇k‚au̇t ‚stā·shən]
(engineering)
A structure or place on shore at which personnel keep watch of events at sea or along the shore.
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WATCHING: Ray Preston and Elizabeth Rowlands in the lookout station at Redcar, below, as people rush into the sea, left, and inset below Picture below by DOUG MOODY BRRRR: Wet nuns and a vicar, above, and a young lad realises how cold the water is, left
A DERELICT coastguard lookout station on the north Northumberland coast is to be brought back into use.
It was a holiday time for most, but for Redcar's lifeboat crews and the volunteers who staff the Coastwatch lookout station, it was business as usual.
Since then he has clocked up over 300 hours with the team in the Coastwatch lookout station, perched above the Zetland Lifeboat Museum.
At Redcar, the seafront and shoreline will still be scoured by volunteers at the Coastwatch lookout station, above the Zetland Lifeboat Museum, but the lifeguards are no longer at their posts.
He also had a series of lookout stations and giant tree trunk climbing frames where he could sit and watch the antics of the nearby colony of three younger gorillas.
He also had a series of lookout stations and giant tree-trunk climbing frames where he could sit and watch the antics of the nearby colony of three younger gorillas - brothers Kesho, Evindi and Alf.
WTI's donation helps to support the Association's Fire Lookout Host program, which maintains seven historic fire towers across the San Bernardino National Forest and ensures that these historic fire lookout stations are well staffed, in good repair and able to continue their efforts to spot fires and educate visitors.
Currently, when a company commander out in his jeep receives an alert about an incident along the border fence, he has to maintain radio contact with all of the lookout stations in an effort to get a complete picture of the situation; this takes time and can lead to misunderstandings and errors.
This is because this zone is continuously supervised by patrols and fire lookout stations," he said.