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A description and list of the lighthouses of the world, 1863

Alexander George Findlay

A description and list of the lighthouses of the world, 1863

by Alexander George Findlay

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Published by Published for R.H. Laurie in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lighthouses.,
  • Aids to navigation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alexander G. Findlay.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (22 fr.)
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18809264M
    ISBN 100665445407

    The first known lighthouse was the Pharos of Alexandria, Egypt. Ptolemy I and his son Ptolemy II constructed it between and B.C. It stood about feet high. This lighthouse was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It was destroyed in stages by invaders and earthquakes, being destroyed in the s. Harbour Lights Great Lighthouses of the World at Replacements, Ltd., page 1 with links to Great Lighthouses of the World online pattern registration form, images of more than , china, crystal, silver and collectible patterns, specialty items for sale, silver hollowware, Christmas ornaments, and much more!

      EnlargeOur holdings of logbooks of US lighthouses are located at the National Archives building in Washington, DC, and begin in , the year the Federal Government started requiring lighthouse keepers to keep such a record. Lighthouse logbooks are found in the several series listed below. The US Light House Service became part of the US Coast Guard . Harbour Lights collectibles are designed to be as authentic as possible and are a very realistic picture of what the actual lighthouse looks like. Accordingly, you will find that some lighthouses appear to be set on rocks or a cliff, with foamy waves pounding against the shoreline.

    Lighthouse at the End of the World: The First English Translation of Verne's Original Manuscript (Bison Frontiers of Imagination) by Jules Verne and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Tower of Hercules (Galician [citation needed] and Spanish: Torre de Hércules) is an ancient Roman lighthouse on a peninsula about km ( mi) from the centre of A Coruña, Galicia, in north-western the 20th century, the tower itself was known as the "Farum Brigantium". The Latin word farum is derived from the Greek Φάρος Pharos for the Lighthouse of on: Coruña, Galicia, Spain.


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