Lighthouses of the World

The text of Lighthouses of the World was printed on paper made with 30% post-consumer waste, and the cover was printed on paper made with lO% posteconsumer waste. According to Environmental Defense's Paper Calculator, by using these ...

Author: John Batchelor

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486436852

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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Thirtyauthentic sentinels include accurate depictions of the ancient Pharos light in Alexandria, Egypt (one of the Seven Wonders of the World);an early 18th-century construction in Riga, Latvia; and 28 other structures."
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Lighthouses of the World

130 World Wonders Pictured Inside Lisa Purcell. Borkum Großer Lighthouse: Also known as the Borkum Neuer Light, the Borkum Grober Lighthouse is an active lighthouse on the island of Borkum, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

Author: Lisa Purcell

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781629143194

Category: Photography

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Readers say it best: "fascinating book" with "beautiful photos" and "information regarding all kinds of light houses"From ancient times until the present, lighthouses have symbolized safety, homecoming, and the seafaring way of life. 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 1531), Lighthouses of the World traverses continents in order to provide stunning color photography and illustration showing the many different lighthouses that man has constructed over the centuries.
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All the Lighthouses In the World

lighthouse. Oh the blessed relief of the sea air and the quiet of the waves! As I passed the windows of the cottage I was pleased to see all was as I had left it. ... But at least I had saved the world through as ur turned out.

Author: Christopher Davies

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 9781326713287

Category: Fiction

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"All the lighthouses in the world care about humanity, even if people do not," said Chin-Tsu softly. "They sounding, all of them. Now. The storm, it comes." She squinted up at the trees swaying in the wind. And then she squinted at Tom Gill, who was panting beside her like a dog, "Sorry," he panted. "Weightlessness has had more of an effect on my legs than I thought. It was bound to. I will be fitter again soon." She gazed at him impassively. They were in woodland not far from Guildford. She picked up a twig and snapped it. "You too much muscle gym bunny," she said. "More muscle, less agility. Strong man with bad legs falls. You learn weightless way on ground." "Yes yes I know," said Gill, struggling to control his panting. "What was that anyway about lighthouses?" "They are all sounding warning of cosmic storm," shrugged Chin-Tsu. "I think so."
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All the Lighthouses In the World Book One

Amelia sat down at the table in the lighthouse cottage with the door open. ... kind of tropical perfection especially given the blue and orange moons now hanging low on the horizon, both easily five times the size of the Earth's moons.

Author: Chris Davies

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 9781326749712

Category: Fiction

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What is 'All the Lighthouses in the World?' A cosmic fantasia? An action adventure? A gay romance? A meditation on man's place in the universe? A homage to cuisine that goes beyond the imagination? A poem to the city of Derby, transported to the other side of the universe? A plea to abandon killing? Perhaps Clementine, the lighthouse, knows...
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The World s Lighthouses

Identification of a sea-light from its neighbours is one of the problems constantly facing navigators: before 1781 all coastal lighthouses throughout the world showed fixed lights so mistakes of identification were frequent and wrecks ...

Author: D. Alan Stevenson

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486157085

Category: Transportation

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This superb, profusely illustrated survey by noted authority recounts the history of seamarks from antiquity to the early 19th century. 261 black-and-white illustrations.
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The World s Lighthouses Before 1820

O in rents from lighthouses and buoys, including Longships £IOO, Smalls £Io, Mumbles £5 and Hunstanton £1. PARLIAMENTARY INQUIRY OF 1834 The profits from lighthouses continued to increase to such an extent that mounting dissatisfaction ...

Author: David Stevenson

Publisher: London : Oxford University Press

ISBN: STANFORD:36105041666202

Category: Lighthouses

Page: 310

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Cruising World

Fastnet Rock: The End Of An Era mong sailors, the Fastnet is one of the best known lighthouses in the world. It is the turning mark for the biennial Fastnet Race, which leaped to media notoriety after the catastrophic gale of 1979 that ...

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Lighthouse at the End of the World

... the terrible hurricanes which raged so frequently on this distant meeting place of the globe's two greatest oceans . ... At that time lighthouses operating with hydrocarbon gas did not exist , nor those using electricity .

Author: Jules Verne

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 0803246765

Category: Fiction

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Blends fantasy, adventure, and mystery to present a fictional account of Edgar Allen Poe as seen through the eyes of Poe's legendary detective C. Auguste Dupin.
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The Lighthouse at the End of the World

... and terrible hurricanes which so frequently break out in this far extremity of the two greatest oceans on the globe. ... At this period there was as yet no question of lighthouses operating with carbureted gas, or electric light.

Author: Jules Verne

Publisher: Fiction Hunter Press

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Off the Southernmost tip of South America on Staten Island, a lighthouse has been erected. No sooner has the dispatch boat departed than appears on the other end of the island a band of desperate pirates turned wreckers, who by the display of false lights have been luring vessels onto the rocks. The accounts of their capture of the lighthouse, the appearance of the shipwrecked American, Davis, and of the daring tricks resorted to delaying the departure of the pirates make up one of Jules Verne's finest adventure stories, and the basis of the 1971 Kirk Douglas film, The Light at the Edge of the World!
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