In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Our lighthouses are as diverse as our towns.
- And because of dangerous sailing conditions and flat coastline in the region, the construction of a lighthouse was necessary.
- I do not have an official listing of lighthouses in Newfoundland, but I have compiled a list of 37 of them.
- There are also many lighthouses on Lake Superior and Lake Michigan that you can easily see from your car but they are not open to the public.
- Old military buildings can be found near the lighthouse, remnants of the site's military importance during World War II.
- For more than 100 years, Wisconsin lighthouses have guided ships through our Great Lakes and inland waters.
- Boarding up the lighthouse, he moved his family and belongings into a new light station at the bottom of the hill.
- Except for eight privately-owned towers, all but a handful of Maine's lighthouses now have local support groups.
- I will be adding additional lighthouses to the site as time and travel permit me to do so.
- A listing of lighthouses in the National Park System can be found at the NPS Maritime Parks page.
- The students will work in cooperative groups to identify different characteristics and facts concerning lighthouses and their history.
- Today you can marvel in their beauty at the eleven state lighthouses open to the public.
- In the years since then, the Park Service has continued to keep the old lighthouse in operating condition in case its unromantic replacement ever breaks down.
- His sun-valve was fitted in a number of lighthouses powered by acetylene gas.
- In 1995 an embarrassing conversation between a lighthouse and an aircraft carrier was recorded by the Chief of Naval Operations, the transcript of which leaked out to the general public.
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