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|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||581|
|This is the famous lightouse in new caledonia called "Phare Amédée".||06/15/2006||542|
|This placemarks lead to all ligthouses around Mallorca, including the third oldest still existing of the world.||12/27/2005||629|
|La Torre de Hércules is one of the oldest active lighthouses in the world. It was built by the Romans as a navigation beacon in the 2nd century A.D.||09/03/2005||427|
|One of several lighthouses found in Puerto Rico.||01/05/2006||360|
|Eilean Glas Lighthouse was one of the first 4 lighthouses built in Scotland. It is on the island of Scalpay in the Western Isles of Scotland. The present tower was erected in 1824 when Robert Stevenson. |
It is Red and White in colour (you can see the banding if you zoom in).
|A image error shows the lighthouse on the Breakwater near Plymouth Sound twice. Also in the middle of the Breakwater is the Breakwater Fort. Building work on the Breakwater Fort started in 1860 and went on until 1880. It was part of the ring around Plymouth, coming between Fort Bovisand to the east and Picklecombe Fort to the west. It had 2-foot thick steel armour-plating, and a gun hoist (stil...||10/15/2007||1,496|
|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...
|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...