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Three More Lighthouses Saved! Sadly not Canadian

New status shines light on landmark from UK News Guardian Published on Thursday 10 May 2012 09:29 A coastal landmark on the borough coastline has been declared a listed building to help preserve it for future generations. St Mary’s Lighthouse, a popular destination for sightseers and school trips, has been given grade II-listed status by English […]

Foghorns and the Changing Coastal Soundscape

 Foghorns and the Changing Coastal Soundscape Technology and politics are changing the tune of the maritime chorus April 20, 2012 | 3:46 PM | By Craig Miller and with thanks to Climate Watch Read the full text version of this story at KQED’s QUEST site. (more photos – retlkpr) East Brother Island, with the 19th-century lighthouse on the left and fog signal […]

One Room Available on April 19th – Saugerties Lighthouse

I was reading the short notice below in one of my online feeds for anything lighthouse related and what caught my attention was the phrase “Due to the tide, check-in time . . . “ The West Room is available on Thursday, April 19th. Due to the tide, check-in time would be 3-4PM on this […]

Travel – Australian Lighthouses

  I came across this article that shows the life on an Australian lighthouse starting in 1971. A wee bit different than Canada I must say.     What got my attention were the requirements for a lighthouse keeper: The job requirements of a lighthouse keeper were a car licence, an ability to climb to […]

Travel-Sugar Loaf Point Lighthouse – Australia

http://www.smh.com.au/travel/holiday-type/weekends-away/beach-ahoy-as-thar-she-blows-20110728-1i1ty.html (Possible)Related posts: Travel-New Lighthouse Museum in Australia Travel-Tomonoura Stone Lighthouse . . . Japan Travel – Bahamas Has Two Dozen Lighthouses! Powered by YARPP.