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Foghorns and Whistles

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Foghorns were used to indicate the position of a fixed point on land.
Each location had a different sounding to help in this process.

foghorn   Point Pinos Lighthouse foghorn [mp3]

Ship whistles were used to indicate the postion of a ship in the fog so
they would not run into each other. Good idea!

large ship whistle   Large ship whistle [mp3]
small ship whistle   Small ship whistle [mp3]


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