Cool lighthouses around the world.|
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|The lighthouse of cap béar was built in 1905. It is one of the latest french lighthouse before spain.||11/28/2005||514|
|In 1884, the San Juan de Salvamento Lighthouse was built on the Isla de los Estados. A Subprefecture was also built and its function was that of rescuing eventual shipwreck victims. |
The lighthouse was named the "End of the World Lighthouse", due to a novel written by Jules Verne (Le Phare du Boute du Monde. Dc.1905). It was the only light that sailors had i...
|South stack lighthouse on the NW corner of Holy Island, off the north west coast of Anglesey North Wales. ||11/19/2005||418|
|The "phare de la vieille" (means in french "lighthouse of the old women") is situed in front of the "rat point" that is the western cap in France. ||11/16/2005||335|
|Sorry Plymouth Rock fans...The Nation's oldest city, St Augustine, has this lighthouse for your enjoyment. Great views from the top too!||11/09/2005||367|
|This fairly new lighthouse is quite tall (see shadow) as I have driven by it many times. It sits at the corner of First Baptist Church's parking garage.||11/09/2005||356|
|In the Firth of Forth built by the Stevenson family in 1885. ||10/31/2005||638|
|On the Southern coast of Gran Canaria, Canary Islands.||10/24/2005||1,051|
|Point Danger Lighthouse, Queensland, Australia. The Captain Cook Memorial Lighthouse at point danger on Queenslands Gold Coast was the first in the world to experiment with laser technology, in 1971.||10/24/2005||379|
|This is the lighthouse at the end of a pier in Nice.||10/20/2005||423|
|Faro de Bonanza.|
Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Cádiz, España
|Balizamiento del Río Guadalquivir.|
Faro de recalada. 25mn.
|Lighthouse of Teno, on the North West top of the island||10/18/2005||513|
|Smeaton’s Tower is one of Plymouth’s most prominent landmarks. Designed by John Smeaton, construction began in 1756 and was completed in 1759. For 123 years, it warned ships of the dangerous Eddystone Rocks located some 22 kilometers off the coast of Plymouth.||10/10/2005||397|
|Since the lighthouse started operation on November 15, 1881, it has guided countless vessels into Seattle's Elliot Bay, located just south of the point.|
The West Point Lighthouse is now part of Discovery Park, Seattle's largest city park.
|The light was lit for the first time on March 1, 1906, by headkeeper P.N. "Peter" Christianson. The Mukilteo Lighthouse guides ships on their way to Everett, Washington.||09/29/2005||265|
|Built in baroque style between 1840 and 1845, the lighthouse was deactivated in 1957. In 1981 and 1982 it was restored to shelter the Jangadeiro Lighthouse Museum.||09/24/2005||419|
|This lighthouse was first lit in 1871.|
It is one of a few remaining examples in the world that were built of wood in a hexagonal shape to include a keeper's cottage.
|The Pharos of Meloria is often considered the first lighthouse in Europe since Roman times.||09/23/2005||357|
|Cabo da Roca ("Roca Cape" in English) is the westernmost point of mainland Europe. Is is located just a few kms west of Sintra, Portugal. The placemark shows the location of the lighthouse.||09/21/2005||598|
|Lighthouse Blankenese, Germany|
|Located on the hook in New Jersey, Sandy Hook is the oldest lighthouse that's still in operation in the US.||09/19/2005||366|
|"The oldest operational lighthouse on the SA Coast. |
The distinctive red and white striped building is a landmark in Mouille Point. Many vessels ran aground off the Green Point coast and the lighthouse became operational in 1824."
|The Montauk Lighthouse on Long Island, NY is the fourth oldest active lighthouse in the United States. Commissioned by George Washington and erected in 1796, it stands at the easternmonst extent of New York State.||09/05/2005||512|
|The far west point in France.||09/03/2005||444|