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The Naze Tower Daymark
The Naze Tower Daymark
Daymark on St Martin's
Daymark on St Martin's

A daymark is a structure such as a tower constructed on land as an aid to navigation by sailors. While similar in concept to a lighthouse, a daymark does not have a light and so can only be used during the day. Download high resolution version (800x1207, 183 KB)Naze Tower. ... Download high resolution version (800x1207, 183 KB)Naze Tower. ... The Eiffel Tower Fire-observation watchtower in Kostroma, Russia. ... The Peggys Point lighthouse in Nova Scotia, Canada An aid for navigation and pilotage at sea, a lighthouse is a tower building or framework sending out light from a system of lamps and lenses or, in older times, from a fire. ...


Examples of daymarks can be found at Walton-on-the-Naze and St Martin's, Isles of Scilly. Statistics Population: 12,000 Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TM251216 Administration District: Tendring Shire county: Essex Region: East of England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Essex Historic county: Essex Services Police force: {{{Police}}} Ambulance service: East of England Post office and telephone Post town: Postal... St Martins taken from the helicopter to Penzance St Martins is the northernmost populated island of the Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom. ...


The term daymark may also refer to the pattern in which a lighthouse is painted, making it more easily identifiable during the day, and many disused lighthouses remain useful daymarks.


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