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Description and list of the lighthouses of the world

Alexander George Findlay

Description and list of the lighthouses of the world

1879.

by Alexander George Findlay

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Published by Richard Holmes Laurie in London .
Written in English


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Paginationvi,218p. ;
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19055725M

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Another plan has been carried into effect, at the Point of Air Lighthouse, at the entrance of the River Dee, near Chester. This, which is similar in superstructure to the Maplin.

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Lighthouses of the World provides gorgeous full-color photos showcasing lighthouses from around the world. From the Barnegat Lighthouse on Long Beach Island, to the ancient Kõpu Lighthouse in Estonia (first constructed in ), Lighthouses of the World traverses continents in order to provide stunning color photography and illustration showing the many different lighthouses /5(7).

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The lighthouse encyclopedia: the definitive reference. 2nd ed. Guilford, Conn., Globe Pequot Press, c p. Lighthouses of the world. Compiled by the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities. Old Saybrook, CT, Globe Pequot Press, c p. Lighthouses and the age of engineering: The nineteenth.

As the world’s oldest operational light house in the world, Hook Lighthouse attracts many visitors. Lonely planet referred to it as the great granddaddy of all lighthouses.

Monks in the ’s used to keep a light burning at this place to protect the ships. Cordouan thus became the first lighthouse to be built in the open sea, the true forerunner of such rock structures as the Eddystone Lighthouse.

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Details *. A Description and List of the Lighthouses of the World Findlay, Alexander George A Description of the Construction of the Eddystone Lighthouse Smeaton, John A Discussion on Lighthouses and Other Aids to Navigation Stevenson, D.

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