range lights

range lights

[′rānj ‚līts]
(navigation)
Two or more lights in the same horizontal direction, and installed as aids to nautical navigation, particularly those lights placed to mark any line of importance to vessels, as a channel.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Both the Cana Island Lighthouse and the Bailey's Harbor Range Lights turn 150 this year.
It added the estates stand 520m from the proposed position of the driving range lights, which are designed to illuminate to a range of 200m.
But I was fortunate in that there were only a few problems other than a damaged ego and a few blasted range lights.
Succeeding her father, Garrity took charge of the Presque Isle Harbor range lights on Lake Huron in 1903 and served until 1926.
Twice a day, regardless of the weather, she walked a narrow board pathway to the front range light, which she lit at night and extinguished at dawn.
Coming into the Fort Pierce inlet, when you pick up the range lights by Coon Island coming through the jetties in front of you.
Buoys frequently float out of line and burnt out range lights take four months to repair.
He used to prepare well in advance by poking a smiley face in a silhouette target with a pen, running it back to the 25-yard line, and dimming the range lights so the target was in shadow.
Now two Automatic Power FA-240 Range Lights are mounted on the support, one above and one below the 4-ft x 5-ft sign.
Visibility is good to front and sides, slightly restricted over the shoulder, with long- range lights and effective wipers, powered folding mirrors and tinted windows.
A sculpture of lighthouse keeper Anna Garrity was unveiled at an August dedication ceremony at Range Light Park in Presque Isle.