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|Frozen lakes south of Oslo in Norway. Picture was taken in April. There also remains some snow at the northside of the forestedges.||08/13/2005||713|
|"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."
|Ushenish Lighthouse on the Island of South Uist was completed in 1857 by David and Thomas Stevenson. It is only 12 meters high.||08/03/2006||419|
|All about the historical New Haven railroad line from Norwalk, Connecticut to Pittsfield, Massachusetts||10/08/2005||1,386|
|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.|
|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.
|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|
|Well over a century ago, the Farmington Canal was converted to a railroad. Eventually it became a part of the New Haven. The Farmington Canal was the longest canal ever built in New England. An 1846 charter was granted and the new road was opened between New Haven and Plainville in 1848.|
|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||401|
|Appears to be a ship frozen in coastal ice near Artyom, Russia. There are multiple vehicle tracks surrounding the ship and a possible oil slick under the ice.||04/17/2009||589|
|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 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...