Cool lighthouses around the world.|
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|A lighthouse near Cap Camarat, near Saint Tropez, France||05/26/2011||338|
|This is a navigation lighthouse to guide avoiding sandbanks between Buenos Aires & Montevideo, if you go to OLD IMAGERY Best resolution is available||02/02/2011||465|
|The tallest lighthouses in Portugal (Farol de Aveiro ou da Barra)and the second one in Europ, is situated and Praia da Costa Nova (Costa Nova do Prado), with its typical houses called Palheiros (they are characterized for fronts in wood or concrete, listed with lively and cheerful colors alternated with the white color) and fish market.|
In Barra, one can find the tallest Portugue...
|The Ponta da Barca Lighthouse (Farol da Ponta da Barca) is a beacon/lighthouse located along the 24 meter cliffs of Ponta da Barca, near the hamlet of Bom Jesus, parish of Santa Cruz da Graciosa on the island of the same, the archipelago of the Azores - Portugal.|
The lighthouse includes a symmetrical single-floor building, and a 23 meter high cylindrical tower that extends its lamp to 71...
|ape St. Vincent (Portuguese: Cabo de São Vicente), next to the Sagres Point,is a headland in the municipality of Sagres, in the Algarve, southern Portugal.|
The present lighthouse was built over the ruins of a sixteenth-century Franciscan convent in 1846. The statues of St. Vincent and St. Francis Xavier had been moved to the nearby church of Nossa Senhora da Graça on Point Sagres.
|The cape's lighthouse |
Construction of the lighthouse was completed in 1772, and the structure rises 144 meters in height above the cape.
The cape is a popular tourist attraction, and the site features a monument with a crucifix bearing an inscription Portuguese:
Here, where the land ends and the sea begins...(Luis de Camões)
|This is the lighthouse located in Crescent City, California, as featured in the "California's Gold" episode "Northwest Corner". An interesting point is made during the episode in that during high tide, the lighthouse is separated from the mainland by water, but during low tide, one can walk from the mainland to the lighthouse completely over dry land. This satellite picture ...||12/30/2009||278|
|This lighthouse is in the middle of the ocean!|
How did they build it there?
|The Old lighthouse of Borkum was built in 1576 and is 45 meters high.|
When it burned out in 1879, the New Lighthouse was errected in a record-breaking construction time of a half year.
|The New Lighthouse of Borkum was built in 1879 and is 60,3 meters high.|
Its open for visitors and there are 315 stairs to climb.
|Old Fort to defend the bay of Montevideo from the Spanish crown.. today is the most famous lighthouse, symbol of the country and a big militar museum.||01/22/2008||962|
|Lighthouse frozen in ice. ||01/05/2008||662|
|Point Perpendicular and the lighthouse are one of Jervis Bay's most distinctive and powerful landmarks. In 1995 the Australian Maritime Safety Authority handed over management of the Point Perpendicular Lighthouse to the RAN, enabling the lighthouse and grounds to be managed as part of the Beecroft Weapons Range. The Point Perpendicular Lighthouse, built in 1899,is constructed of pre-cast c...||12/19/2007||566|
|This is one of the most famous lighthouses in Germany, but fame came through a german movie from 1989 "Otto – Der Ausserfriesische" by and with the frisian cemedian Otto Waalkes. In the movie the lighthouse was his home.|
The lighthouse was build 1888-1889 to secure ships sailing the Emshorn channel and was in use until 1915 because of WW I. After the war the channel was...
|Trinity House LightHoues In England|
|This very unusual lighthouse resembling a 1940's sci-fi movie space craft is located on a small groyne in the river mouth at South Shields, England.|
|Located in Lake Park on the east side of the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, North Point Light replaced a Cream Citiy brick lighthouse that was constructed in 1855, but too close to the edge of the eroding bluff. A cast iron lighthouse was erected in 1888. As it was not tall enough the light was placed in 1912 above a steel structure, raising its height to 23 meters (74') and the light's focal ...||08/29/2007||583|
|Rubjerg lighthouse on the NW coast west of Hjorring was build in the years 1899-1900 and was first time lit december 27th. 1900. It was lit off on august 1st. 1968 because the light wasn't that visible anymore from sea. The sand had build a big dune at the beach after several storms since 1900.|
When it was build it stood on a hill of 60 meters (196.5 feet) and 200 meters (656 fee...
|North Head lies near the mouth of the Columbia River. The lighthouse tower is 65' high and stands on a 130' high cliff. The lighthouse was first lit in 1898.||01/23/2007||585|
|A tour of the seven lighthouses still standing on the Hudson River. Turn "Terrain" on: the views are at a strong tilt to show you the topography of the river valley.||12/16/2006||599|
|The lighthouse on the Dutch waddeneiland schiermonnikoog has no official name. |
Year of build: 1853-1854
Hight: 37 meters
Light hight: 44 meters
Material: brick and nature stone
Monument: yes, since 1980
Radar: yes, since 1979
24 hours manned per day
Characteristics: From the lighthouse bulletins are supplied for coastal wat...
|Bornrif is a sandplate between the Nederlandse waddenislands Ameland and Terschelling. The lighthouse of Ameland is sometimes called Bornrif. Officialy the lighthouse doesn't have a name.|
Year of bild: 1880-1881
Hight: 55,3 meter
Lighthight: 58 meter
Material: cast iron
Monument: yes, since 1982
Radar: yes, since 1988
|A lighthouse...on Enoshima Island.||10/27/2006||590|
|The lighthouse "Skagen West" Was build in 1956.|
It contains no control room but it's remotely controled from a comand post in "Skagen Fyr" (57°44'7.91"N 10°37'49.56"E)
|The lighthouse "Skagen Fyr" is 46 meters tall and was built in 1858. |
The rotating lens weighs a little more than 2,000 Kg is resting on mercury, the light source is a 400 Watt sodium light bulb. It can be seen 20 nautical miles away.