This airport is peculiar as it crosses from Queensland and into New South Wales, two seperate states of Australia. The terminal is in Queensland and the runway runs through New South Wales and into Queensland.
Old Museum Building, Brisbane, Australia. Built in 1891 it was originally called the Exhibition Hall, in 1899 it became home to the Queensland Museum and stayed that untill the museum moved to the Queensland Cultural Centre in the 1980's. Today it is home to the Queensland Youth Orchestras.
designed by Atelier SDG and developed by the Sunland Group Ltd.;
- the name Q1 refers to Queensland number One;
- building costs were approximately US$ 307 million;
- tallest building in Gold Coast City, Queensland, Australia, and Southern Hemisphere.
The first light in 1868 at this location was a light lit on the beach by Hans Martin Hanson. Hanson had purchased acres here and was concerned about ship safety.
The first official light established by the Lighthouse Service in 1887, was a brass kerosene lantern hung from a post on the side of a barn. Hanson was hired to care for the light and was paid $15 a month for his efforts...
Originally built in 1797 and reconstructed in 1857, Cape Cod Highland Lighthouse is the oldest, highest, and most important lighthouse on Cape Cod. The first light was from whale oil, then lard oil, then kerosene, then electricity in 1932. Automated since 1986, it is still a functioning U.S. Coast Guard light. Locally it is known as Highland Light yet on maritime charts it is officially named C...
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