lookout station


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Noun1.lookout station - a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundingslookout station - a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings
observation dome - lookout consisting of a dome-shaped observatory
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
widow's walk - a lookout atop a coastal house
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On they flew along the waggon-road that ran hard by under the wall, past the lookout station, and past the weather-beaten wild fig-tree, till they came to two fair springs which feed the river Scamander.
The aircraft spotters had a lookout station on the roof of our local high school--he would often take me up there to spot aircraft (I would later become a pilot; that probably set the stage).
Tell us about your group: Coastwatch Redcar is a registered charity operating from the lookout station on the top floor of the Zetland Lifeboat Museum on the Esplanade in Redcar.
"We picked them up and dropped them off to the waiting Coastguard team by the lifeguard lookout station at Leasowe." He continued: "This is the sort of rescue that the hovercraft is designed for and we are lucky to be one of the four RNLI stations in the country to have one.
Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera will break ground on Saturday for a military lookout station on Yonaguni.
Ms Swart, 38, and Mr Swanepoel, 51, from Brits in South Africa's North West province, endured a nervous three-mile journey to the next lookout station where their deadly female passenger could be enticed out.
The National Coastwatch Institution was started by local people in Cornwall following the loss of two fishermen within sight of a closed lookout station. The organisation now has over 40 stations where trained watchkeepers look out over coastal waters to provide early warning of potential incidents.
That's the National Coastwatch Institution''s lookout station, used to monitor this part of the Bristol Channel.
Possibly a former lookout station or lighthouse, the asymmetric "El Caracol" features a cupola which contained three conch shells on each of four sides.
Outside, a 40-foot replica of a fire lookout station gives visitors a unique view, and a suspension bridge across the Wilson River ties the center into nearby trails and a campground.