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|Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt, Alexandria became a center of trade and learning in the ancient world. Alexander built the causeway between the Eastern and Western Harbors, joining Pharos Island (arrow) to the mainland. Alexandria’s cultural status was symbolized by the lighthouse on Pharos, one of the “Seven Wonders of the World.” ||10/23/2005||4,151|
|This is a famous historical city.||08/15/2005||808|
|This vessel developed a list whilst manoeuvring in Alexandria port. She has been towed to shallow water in the inner anchorage of Alexandria. |
The vessel was en route from Hochiminh destined for Dakar and is carrying a cargo of 17,000 M/T Rice.
|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||538|
|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||384|
|Fort Ward is a former Union Army installation now located in the city of Alexandria in the U.S. state of Virginia. It was the fifth largest fort built to defend Washington, D.C. in the American Civil War. It is currently well-preserved with 90-95% of its earthen walls intact. |
The fort is now a part of the City of Alexandria's 45-acre (18-ha) Fort Ward Mueseum and Historic Site a...
|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...
|Bornrif is a sandplate between the Nederlandse waddenislands Ameland and Terschelling. The lighthouse of Ameland is sometimes called Bornrif. Officialy the lighthouse doesn't have a name.|
Year of bild: 1880-1881
Hight: 55,3 meter
Lighthight: 58 meter
Material: cast iron
Monument: yes, since 1982
Radar: yes, since 1988
|The lighthouse of cap béar was built in 1905. It is one of the latest french lighthouse before spain.||11/28/2005||482|
|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||477|
|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...