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- n. a mark (such as a tower) designed to help navigators to find their way (visible during the day only)
In 2004, Hurricanes Frances and Jeanne caused significant damage, including stripping the paint from large areas of the distinctive black-and-white "daymark."
Note that the shape of the yellow marker not the shape of the buoy or daymark determines the side to pass on when in the ICW.
A barber pole motif has been used as a daymark for lighthouses.
From the car park we walk down to the South West Coast Path, past the white daymark tower, used for navigators at sea, then meander to the village of Kingswear on the banks of the river Dart, passing the Forward Point gun emplacements used in the second world war, and now the location of a revitalised lookout station of the
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