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cap bear lighthouse, France

cap bear lighthouse, France

The lighthouse of cap béar was built in 1905. It is one of the latest french lighthouse before spain.
No rating yet11/28/2005490Google Earth Logo
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The Lighthouse of the End of the World

The Lighthouse of the End of the World

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...
Rating of 3.66666666611/21/2005838Google Earth Logo
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South Stack, Holyhead

South Stack, Holyhead

South stack lighthouse on the NW corner of Holy Island, off the north west coast of Anglesey North Wales.
Rating of 111/19/2005400Google Earth Logo
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Lighthouse of the old women, France

Lighthouse of the old women, France

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.
No rating yet11/16/2005321Google Earth Logo
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St. Augustine Lighthouse

St. Augustine Lighthouse

Sorry Plymouth Rock fans...The Nation's oldest city, St Augustine, has this lighthouse for your enjoyment. Great views from the top too!
Rating of 3.2511/09/2005354Google Earth Logo
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Lighthouse in the middle of town

Lighthouse in the middle of town

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.
No rating yet11/09/2005342Google Earth Logo
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Fidra Lighthouse

Fidra Lighthouse

In the Firth of Forth built by the Stevenson family in 1885.
No rating yet10/31/2005626Google Earth Logo
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Lighthouse of Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain

Lighthouse of Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain

On the Southern coast of Gran Canaria, Canary Islands.
Rating of 2.810/24/20051,036Google Earth Logo
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Point Danger Lighthouse, Queensland, Australia.

Point Danger Lighthouse, Queensland, Australia.

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.
Rating of 310/24/2005368Google Earth Logo
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Lighthouse in Nice

Lighthouse in Nice

This is the lighthouse at the end of a pier in Nice.
Rating of 3.66666666610/20/2005412Google Earth Logo
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Faro de Bonanza

Faro de Bonanza

Faro de Bonanza.
Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Cádiz, España
No rating yet10/20/2005305Google Earth Logo
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Faro de Chipiona

Faro de Chipiona

Balizamiento del Río Guadalquivir.
Faro de recalada. 25mn.
No rating yet10/18/2005302Google Earth Logo
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Lighthouse of Teno, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

Lighthouse of Teno, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

Lighthouse of Teno, on the North West top of the island
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Smeatons Tower, Plymouth

Smeatons Tower, Plymouth

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.
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West Point Lighthouse, Elliot Bay, WA

West Point Lighthouse, Elliot Bay, WA

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.
No rating yet09/30/2005341Google Earth Logo
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Mukilteo Lighthouse, Everett, WA

Mukilteo Lighthouse, Everett, WA

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.
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Mucuripe Lighthouse, Fortaleza

Mucuripe Lighthouse, Fortaleza

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.
No rating yet09/24/2005394Google Earth Logo
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Bean Rock Lighthouse, New Zealand

Bean Rock Lighthouse, New Zealand

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.
Rating of 309/23/2005406Google Earth Logo
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Lighthouse of Meloria, Leghorn

Lighthouse of Meloria, Leghorn

The Pharos of Meloria is often considered the first lighthouse in Europe since Roman times.
No rating yet09/23/2005348Google Earth Logo
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Cape Roca (Cabo da Roca), Portugal

Cape Roca (Cabo da Roca), Portugal

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.
Rating of 3.409/21/2005581Google Earth Logo
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Lighthouse Blankenese, Germany

Lighthouse Blankenese, Germany

Lighthouse Blankenese, Germany

http://www.leuchtturm-atlas.de/HTML/Blanke005.html
Rating of 3.55555555509/20/2005418Google Earth Logo
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Sandy Hook Lighthouse, New Jersey

Sandy Hook Lighthouse, New Jersey

Located on the hook in New Jersey, Sandy Hook is the oldest lighthouse that's still in operation in the US.
No rating yet09/19/2005354Google Earth Logo
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Mouille Point Lighthouse, South Africa

Mouille Point Lighthouse, South Africa

"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."
No rating yet09/08/2005424Google Earth Logo
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Montauk Point Lighthouse

Montauk Point Lighthouse

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.
No rating yet09/05/2005487Google Earth Logo
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Ponite St Matthieu (France)

Ponite St Matthieu (France)

The far west point in France.
Rating of 3.409/03/2005432Google Earth Logo
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