The Lights and Tides of the World, Including a Description of All the Fog Signals

The Lights and Tides of the World, Including a Description of All the Fog Signals

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...ev. 60 SIT. 1 Fixed red 1 Fixed (flash ev. 70 sec.) 1 Fixed 2 Fixed (one red, other white) 1 Triple-flash ev. 20 sec. 1 Fixed red 1 Fixed green 1 Fixed green 1 Fixed 2 Fixed red 1 Fixed Name of Light. PORT JACKSON OUTER S. HEAD (Macquarie) INNER S. HEAD (Hornby) Yaucluse Bay Sow and Pigs Shark Island Fort Denison BARANJU HEAD NORAH HEAD NEWCASTLE PORT STEPHENS SUGAR LOAF POINT No. of Lights, Character. &c. 1 Rev. ev. min. 1 Fixed 2 Fixed red 2 Fixed (vertical) 1 Fixed orange 1 Fixed 1 Fixed red 1 Fixed red 1 Flash ev. 5 sec. 1 Fixed 1 Fixed red 1 Fixed (pale green) 2 Fixed (upper white, lower red) 2 Fixed red 2 Fixed (upper white, lower red) 1 Rev. (white and red alt.) See remarks 1 Fixed (white and jvd) 1 Rev. ev. 30 1 Fixed green 1883 1858 1881 1886 1890 1858 1881 1903 1858 1880 1887 27 19 1153 10 On S.E. part of 27 24 153 16 the island. Hexagonal white tower on point. 27 30 1 153 19 Visible for 15', a line through Cowan Cowan lighthouse being the centre of the arc. A fixed white light is shown on Sandy point, Rous channel, for the use of small craft. Shows white from S. 1' E. through west to N. 61' W. (130 ); mf.over banks, from N. 61' W. to N. 30 W. (31); white from N. 30 W. to N. 23' W.(7 ), the last arc being more intense. Low light visible from S. 17 W. to S. 77 W. (60), and from N. 46 W. to N. 40' W. (6 ). A faint light may be observed between the land and S. 17' W. Rear light visible from S. 62 W. to 8. 47 W. (15). In one S. 55 W., these lights lead to N.W. channel, between the Hamilton patches and banks to the south-ward. Gax-buoyx.--A buoy, exhibiting a fixed light, lies on the S.W. edge of Spitfire bank, and another on West side of Salamander bank. A buoy, carrying an occulting light, guards the N. end of West banks. Occulting..show more

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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236590147
  • 9781236590145