What is ALL or Admiralty List of lights and Fog Signals and its volume in detail ?

Admiralty List of lights and Fog Signals:-

The eleven volumes that make up the UKHO’s series of Admiralty List of Lights and Fog Signals (NP74 – NP84) provide a complete and comprehensive listing of all lighthouses, lightships, lit floating marks (over 8m in height), fog signals and lights of navigational significance.

Information contained within each publication focuses primarily on the characteristics of lights and fog signals, together with a detailed and comprehensive listing of equivalent foreign language light descriptions. Tables for the calculation of the geographical and luminous ranges of lights are also included.

Details for all lights listed within each publication are tabulated to include:   

  • Identifying number.
  • Location and or name.
  • Geographical co-ordinates.
  • Characteristics and intensity.
  • Elevation in meters.
  • Range in sea miles.
  • Description of structure.
The Admiralty List of Lights and Fog Signals offers global coverage as follows:

List of Lights Volume A (NP74) – British Isles and North Coast of France.
List of Lights Volume B (NP75) – Southern and Eastern Sides of the Northern Seas.
List of Lights Volume C (NP76) – Baltic Sea.
List of Lights Volume D (NP77) – Eastern Atlantic Ocean, Western Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea.
List of Lights Volume E (NP78) – Mediterranean, Black Sea and Red Sea.
List of Lights Volume F (NP79) – Bay of Bengal and Pacific Ocean.
List of Lights Volume G (NP80) – Western Side of South Atlantic Ocean and East Pacific Ocean.
List of Lights Volume H (NP81) – Northern and Eastern Coasts of Canada.
List of Lights Volume J (NP82) – Western Side of North Atlantic Ocean.
List of Lights Volume K (NP83) – Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean.
List of Lights Volume L (NP84) – Northern Seas.
New Editions of the Admiralty List of Lights and Fog Signals are published annually, with important changes to lights (including temporary ones) listed in Section V of Weekly Admiralty Notices to Mariners.

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