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536 Small tower
An obvious shooting platform or seat, or small tower. Location is at the centre of gravity of the symbol.
Line width 0.16mm
This symbol is oriented to north.
An obvious shooting platform or seat, or small tower (or a trig. point in some countries).
Location is at the centre of gravity of the symbol.
Line width was 0.175mm
ISOM number changed from 538 to 536.
Defined as point symbol 536.0, can be drawn with any drawing tool.
This is a rotatable symbol, it can be rotated with the direction tool and will rotate with the map if the “include symbols” box is checked when the map is turned.
Care when drawing is needed, a click will place the symbol; a click with drag will rotate the symbol in the direction of the drag. To correct this, redraw carefully. Don Scarrott has written a utility that straightens all rotated symbols.
Tower: a tall wooden or brick structure, usually built for forest observation.
Shooting platform: a structure attached to a tree where a marksman or observer can sit
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