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|"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."
|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||417|
|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.
|Located in Browns Point Lighthouse Park, at the entrance to Commencement Bay, Tacoma's port. First lighting was October 26, 1903.||08/07/2005||424|
|East Point Lighthouse - First lit in 1849. Located at the mouth of the Maurice River. ||08/03/2005||367|
|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||547|
|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.
|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||685|
|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||388|
|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||346|
|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||458|
|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.