SD2203 : Liverpool Bay Queen's Channel, Cardinal Marker Q11

taken 6 years ago, 3 km from Taylor's Bank [other Features], Sefton, Great Britain

Liverpool Bay Queen's Channel, Cardinal Marker Q11
Liverpool Bay Queen's Channel, Cardinal Marker Q11
A cardinal mark is a sea mark (a buoy or other floating or fixed structure) used in maritime pilotage to indicate the position of a hazard and the direction of safe water. The direction of its two conical top-marks indicates the safest side to pass. In this case, both top marks are pointing upwards which indicates that ships should pass on the north side of the buoy LinkExternal link (Cardinal Mark, Wikipedia). This buoy (Q11) in the Queen’s Channel, is shown at position 53º31.5’N, 3º10.3’W (approx, +/- 50m) on navigation charts.
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SD2203   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 13 July, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 22 December, 2016
Geographical Context
Coastal 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 224 038 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.5068N 3:10.3028W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 223 039
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Navigation Marker  Cardinal Marker  Buoy  Liverpool Bay  Queens Channel  Marker Buoy 

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