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Life on Pine Island c. 1950s

Here is another story from Ms. Juanita (Swanson) DuLong. She was a young girl on most of these stations, but living there, and hearing stories from her parents, she has created   lighthouse memories from the 1950s time. Her older stories are found here and here. Her husband Roy scanned some nice photos of Pine Island […]

Japanese Debris On The BC Coast – Is it from the Japanese Tsunami?

  The next time you go to the beach and pick up a piece up something from the sand, think of the story of how it arrived there. Is it something lost from the local town, or something that has drifted for years to arrive here just for you?  Early in the 1900’s – commercial […]

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.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC)

On the Pacific Coast of British Columbia tsunami warnings are posted to all coastal communities and marine traffic by radio broadcasts. On the British Columbia lighthouses there is one monitoring station located at Langara Point lighthouse. In the event of a significant earthquake readings are taken from this site to observe forecasted tsunami waves. Up […]