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  • There is a lighthouse at Baedlet Point.
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  • On the north end of the beach is Absecon Lighthouse, 160 ft.
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  • Fremiet, unveiled in 1899, and a lighthouse 174 ft.
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  • Sombrero is maintained as a lighthouse by the British government.
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  • The old castle of the Frasers on Kinnaird Head now contains a lighthouse, and close by is the Wine Tower, with a cave below.
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  • The island of Schiermonnikoog has a village and a lighthouse.
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  • P. Granville put into practice between Alum Bay in the Isle of Wight and the Needles lighthouse a method which depends upon conduction through sea water.
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  • Only twenty-seven islands of the group are inhabited, but in the case of some of them the population consists solely of a few lighthouse attendants, shepherds and keepers.
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  • Minikoi atoll, with the numerous wrecks on its reefs, its lighthouse, and its position on the track of all eastward-bound vessels, is a familiar sight to seafarers in these waters.
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  • The harbour, protected by breakwaters, with a lighthouse at the entrance, is well defended from the north winds, but those from the south, south-east, and south-west prove sometimes highly dangerous.
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  • The white walls of the fortress contrast with the green tees which surround them, and the lighthouse, 117 ft.
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  • At the eastern entrance is the fort of St Elmo, with a lighthouse.
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  • Finnish diet ought to refer to the imperial legislature not only all military matters - as the tsar demanded (Rescript of October 14) - but the question of the use of the Russian language in the grand-duchy, the principles of the Finnish administration, police, justice, education, formation of business companies and of associations, public meetings, the press, the customs tariff, the monetary system, means of communication, and the pilot and lighthouse system.
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  • All these villas can be identified with more or less certainty, the best preserved being those on the east extremity, consisting of a large number of vaulted substructures and the foundations perhaps of a Pharos (lighthouse).
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  • The tower of the Groote Kerk of St Catherine serves as a lighthouse.
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  • It occupies the Jucar valley, south of the Sierra de Zorras, a low range of hills which terminates eastward in Cape Cullera, a conspicuous headland surmounted by a lighthouse.
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  • This island separates the Gulf of Taranto from the deep inlet of the Mare Piccolo, and is sheltered by two other flat islands, San Pietro and San Paolo; the latter is occupied by a lighthouse.
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  • It has a harbour at the mouth of the Persante, where there is a lighthouse.
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  • Westward, however, it is sheltered by Cape St Blaize, on which is a lighthouse.
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  • On the west side of the Forth Bridge, in the fairway, lies the rocky islet of Bimar with a lighthouse, and immediately to the east is the island of Inchgarvie (Gaelic, "the rough island"), which once contained a castle used as a State prison, the ruins of which were removed to make way for one of the piers of the Forth Bridge.
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  • The harbour, a natural recess among the cliffs, is sheltered on the east by Hilsborough Head, where there are some alleged Celtic remains; on the west by Lantern Hill, where the ancient chapel of St Nicholas has been transformed into a lighthouse.
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  • On Salem Neck is Fort Lee and on Winter Island is Fort Pickering (on the site of a fort built in 1643), near which is the Winter Island Lighthouse.
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  • From the mouth of the Bisagno in the east, and from the lighthouse point in the west, it stretches inland over hill and dale to the great fort of Sperone, i.e.
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  • There are eight gates, the more important being Porta Pila and Porta Romana towards the east, and the Porta Lanterna or Lighthouse Gate to the west.
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  • An outer harbour, 247 acres in area, has been constructed in front of this by extending the Molo Nuovo by the Molo Duca di Galliera, and another basin, the Vittorio Emanuele III., for coal vessels, with an area of 96 acres, is in course of construction to the west of this, between it and the lofty lighthouse which rises on the promontory at the south-west extremity of the harbour.
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  • A lighthouse overlooks the estuary.
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  • The entrance to the inner anchorage, which has a depth of about 20 ft., is opposite Fort Brum in the northern part of the city, and is marked by a small Dutch fort (Picao) and a lighthouse at the northern extremity of the reef.
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  • The Grande Plage is more than half a mile long and stretches to the Cap St Martin, on which stands a lighthouse.
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  • The lighthouse on the southern side shows a flashing light visible for 13 m.
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  • Within its precincts are a Roman pharos or lighthouse, still exhibiting the Roman masonry; the ancient fortress church (St Mary in Castro); some remains of the Saxon fort; and the massive keep and subsidiary defences (such as the Constable's, Avranche's, and other towers) of the Norman building.
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  • The western heights, where is the foundation of another Roman lighthouse, form a further circuit of fortifications.
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  • On the left hand of the entrance stands the lofty lighthouse tower of the Morro.
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  • A breakwater protects its mouth; it has a lighthouse, and is defended by a fort on Signal Hill.
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  • On the side next the sea the town is defended by a citadel and other fortifications, and the entrance to the harbour is protected by a lighthouse.
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  • Holmes had made a magneto machine with multiple permanent magnets which was installed in 1862 in Dungeness lighthouse.
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  • On Barra Head, the highest point of Berneray, and also the most southerly point of the outer Hebrides chain, is a lighthouse 680 ft.
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  • He was promoted commander in June 1874; in1876-1879commanded the "Essex," most of the time in the South Atlantic, and then until October 1883 was inspector of the second lighthouse district.
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  • Early in 1892 he was again transferred to the lighthouse bureau, and until February 1895 was inspector of the third lighthouse district; and in1897-1898he was a member (and chairman) of the Lighthouse Board.
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  • There are large glass, chemical and machine works; nuts and bolts are made, and lighthouse fittings are a specialty.
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  • Its duties also include the military protection of the ports, the hydrographic survey of the coast, and the lighthouse service.
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  • At its southern end is a lighthouse with a fixed light visible for 20 m.
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  • The trustees are conservators of the river Tawb and parts of Swansea Bay, and the pilotage and lighthouse authority of the district.
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  • Here is an open plot of ground, Donkin Reserve, containing the lighthouse and a stone pyramid with an inscription in memory of Elizabeth, wife of Sir Rufane Donkin, described as "one of the most perfect of human beings, who has given her name to the town below."
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  • In 1852, on the reorganization of the American lighthouse system, he was appointed a member of the new board; and in 1871 he became the presiding officer of the establishment - a position he continued to hold during the rest of his life.
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  • To the right of the governor's house is Mount Ceperon, on which stand Fort St Michel, the marine barracks, the signal station and the lighthouse.
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  • It is situated on the northern shore of the Bay of Naples (Sinus Cumanus), in 40° 52' N., 1 4° 1 5' 45" E., as taken from the lighthouse on the mole.
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  • By the addition of a new pier running north-east from the lighthouse, and protected by a heavily armed battery, Charles III.
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  • Staten Island to the east of Tierra del Fuego has been settled by the Argentine government; there are a prison and lighthouse at St John Harbour, and a first-class permanent meteorological and magnetic station.
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  • On Girdleness, the southern point of the bay, a lighthouse was built in 1833.
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  • Besides several churches and a synagogue, there are a town hall (1836), a hospital, an orphan asylum, the "palace" of the board of marine, a meteorological observatory, a zoological station and a lighthouse.
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  • The lighthouse, built on a cliff, has a fine appearance as seen from the Dardanelles.
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  • The harbour is fortified, and there is a small lighthouse on the eastern mole; important engineering works, subsidized by the state, were undertaken in 1902 to provide better accomodation.
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  • From that gate the wall descended towards the Sea of Marmora, touching the water in the neighbourhood of the Seraglio lighthouse.
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  • The Longstone Lighthouse, where her father was keeper, stands on an outer rock of the Fame Islands, which stretch north-eastward for 6 m.
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  • In 1865 a new lighthouse was erected at the end of the north pier.
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  • In 1871 it was found expedient to lengthen the piers seaward, and in 1876 the south jetty was prolonged, so as to bring its end exactly opposite the lighthouse on the north pier.
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  • The lighthouse is at the end of the breakwater, of which the whole cost was nearly 12 million sterling.
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  • From its turrets, one of which serves as a lighthouse, there are fine views of the straits and of the neighbouring countries.
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  • A lighthouse (50 55' N., o 58' E.) stands on the ness, which has been the scene of many shipwrecks, and has been lighted since the time of James I.
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  • This was the temporary wooden building on stilts that stood beside the half-built lighthouse to house the artificers.
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  • Facilities are now completely automated at the lighthouse on Gull Island.
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  • It is a large round tower made very conspicuous by the modern lighthouse perched on top.
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  • On the near side, the seawall makes an elbow crooked inversely, and its end too has a lighthouse.
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  • Kate found neither but did get the chance to climb the lighthouse and watch fishing dhows in the distance heading back to Zanzibar.
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  • Many visitors, however, will be most familiar with the lighthouse foghorn which sounds every fifteen seconds during periods of poor visibility.
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  • At a rocky headland with a lighthouse we enjoyed a nesting colony of Silver Gulls which we could walk through.
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  • In 1900 the three lighthouse keepers went missing in a mysterious episode and were never found.
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  • The attempt to erect a lighthouse on a reef 12 miles off the coast was one of the heroic engineering feats of the day.
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  • By 16.00 we had reached the lighthouse at Topo, the most easterly point of the island.
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  • September - When RS visited the lighthouse he found everything in good order.
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  • Here you will see the tallest lighthouse on the Adriatic.
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  • At the Museum of Scottish lighthouses at Fraserburgh, you can go to the top of Scotland's oldest lighthouse.
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  • But since 1973 this remote lighthouse was relieved fortnightly by helicopter.
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  • It started working on 1st January 1859, taking over from the original lighthouse on the cliff top.
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  • It contains most of the books published in the world about lighthouses, light vessels and lighthouse tenders.
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  • Not sure what this is, maybe another lighthouse, but the image is suitably moody.
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  • His proposals had special reference to the necessity for connecting a lighthouse on Muckle Flugga, in the Shetlands, and the mainland, but were not carried into effect.
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  • The fragments of many wrecks emphasize the dangers of navigation, which are increased by the absence of beacons, the only lighthouse being that maintained by the Board of Trade on Cape Pembroke near the principal settlement.
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  • The massive concrete substructures of the campanile are attributed to an old lighthouse.
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  • During his residence in Birmingham, Messrs Chance being makers of glass for use in lighthouse lamps, his attention was naturally turned to problems of lighthouse illumination, and he was able to devise improvements in both the catoptric and dioptric methods for concentrating and directing the beam.
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  • Control over the lighthouse funds of the lighthouse authorities of the United Kingdom, the registry of British ships, wreck, salvage and quarantine are all among the matters dealt with by this department, which also has charge of the standards department for weights and measures.
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  • On the North Foreland (50 22k' N., 1° 27' E.) there is a lighthouse, and on the South Foreland (51° 82' N., 1° 23' E.) there are two.
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  • Adams, got ashore, and dropping on to the ledge below the parapet made their way toward the lighthouse.
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  • It is situated on the northern shore of the Bay of Naples (Sinus Cumanus), in 40° 52' N., 1 4° 1 5' 45" E., as taken from the lighthouse on the mole.
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  • The church, which lies past the deserted lighthouse, has stumpy twin towers and a short nave.
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  • There have always been deer around Ruvaal Lighthouse and it is not usual to find them feeding inside the station grounds at night.
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  • For more than a decade, The Lighthouse Man, also known as Kevin's Custom Crafts, has been creating handcrafted lighthouses and nautical items for the home, including very unique looking entertainment centers.
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  • The Lighthouse Man crafts beautiful entertainment centers made from solid hand rubbed cedar that look like row boats or canoes.
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  • As evidence, FEMA cites the Cape Hatteras lighthouse in North Carolina.
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  • The lighthouse sat 1,500 feet from shore when it was first constructed.
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  • The lighthouse has since been relocated farther inland.
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  • A Lighthouse has a large selection of gospel tunes in various styles, but also a fair selection of country songs that are located further down the page.
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  • Seaside centerpieces might even be nautical lighthouse votive holders.
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  • The site offers eleven different styles in the beach theme, including seashells, beach scenes, and lighthouse designs.
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  • Add a coastal vacation feel to any bathroom with a lighthouse shower curtain.
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  • A lighthouse shower curtain is a way you can introduce a design element in what is often an overlooked or difficult to design space, the average family bathroom.
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  • There are several very stylish lighthouse designs for shower curtains that you might like.
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  • For example, you may want vivid colors like a red, white and blue and opt for a lighthouse curtain for your shower that has these as prominent colors.
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  • Some shower curtain designs have seagulls taking flight around a lighthouse, while others depict the rolling waves of the ocean surrounding the tall beacon.
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  • Some shower curtain designs use the lighthouse theme for a top and bottom border with a harbor or beach scene in the center panel.
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  • There are some very unique lighthouse patterns designed for shower curtains that use a combination of various nautical elements.
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  • There are a few lighthouse designs available that feature a lighthouse lace border with a scalloped hem.
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  • One of the most interesting ways you can use a lighthouse curtain for your shower is to treat the shower curtain as though it's a work of art.
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  • It's very easy to find quite a few lighthouse designs that have been printed onto a shower curtain.
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  • If you have a photo of your favorite lighthouse, this may be a wonderful way to display your photography talent.
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  • One way that you can accentuate and repeat your lighthouse theme is with other objects such as towels and countertop accessories like a tissue box, toothbrush holder, and waste basket.
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  • You don't want your lighthouse curtain to be the only object in the bathroom that relates to coastal, sea or nautical themes.
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  • It towers some 208 feet into the sky, comparable to the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in North Carolina, which is visible from 20 miles out.
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  • The park is home to the Coquille River Lighthouse and is conveniently located in close proximity to excellent shopping and dining opportunities in the town of Bandon by the Sea.
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  • Later a lighthouse was erected on the island as well to guide the many ships away from the hazardous rock island on those dark and foggy nights.
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  • A guide will greet you as you disembark from your ferry from Fisherman's Wharf and show you some of the sites on the grounds, like the lighthouse, the power plant and the infamous guard tower.
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  • The Presidio of Monterey is located between Lighthouse Avenue and Holman Highway.
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  • If, on the other hand, you prefer something a bit more stoic, then try the Lighthouse Beach Towel.
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  • This towel features a majestic lighthouse backlit by the setting sun.
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  • Aunt Shaneequa is an oracle who gets a copy of the tape and helps Cindy discover a lighthouse image which will in turn help her locate the place where the tape was filmed.
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  • The Battery Point Lighthouse sits on the northern tip of California in Crescent City.
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  • In 1875, Captain John Jeffrey and his wife took over duties at the lighthouse and lived there for 39 years.
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  • While they suffered through a number of storms and difficulties to be expected when living off of the mainland, as far as anyone knows, no one ever died at the lighthouse.
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  • The lighthouse was decommissioned by the U.S. Coast Guard in 1965, and visitors today report that the light house is haunted by several ghosts.
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  • Guests who tour the lighthouse report being touched by an unseen presence and objects moving, as well as the sound of large boots walking up and down the lighthouse stairs.
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  • Deering - This schooner left Barbados on January 9, 1921 and was last seen off the coast of North Carolina by lighthouse keeper Thomas Jacobson.
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  • It is also the site of the first lighthouse on the west coast of the United States.
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  • Among these is the historic Sturgeon Point Lighthouse on Lake Huron, built in 1869 and one of the oldest lighthouses on the Great Lakes.
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  • In the 1820's, Grafton, Massachusetts inventor Simon Willard created his famous "lighthouse clock" alarm clocks, which evolved into the many wooden and brass mantle and shelf alarm clocks of the early 1800s.
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  • The Lighthouse Uniform Company - The Lighthouse Uniform Company has been in existence since 1955.
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  • The building is modeled after a lighthouse to create an apt environment for seafood dining.
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  • There is a lighthouse, 85 ft.
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  • The lighthouse which occupies the site of Fort Penon was built in 1544.
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  • In December 1898 communication was established by the Marconi method between the East Goodwin lightship and the South Foreland lighthouse; and this installation was maintained for upwards of a year, during which it was the means of saving both life and property.
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  • The Den, or Dene, forms a promenade along the sea-front, with a small lighthouse and a pier.
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  • It is strongly fortified, and there are a lighthouse, and lifeboat and pilot stations.
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  • Here are the ruins of a palace of the native khans, built in the 16th century; the mosques of the Persian shahs, built in 1078 and now converted into an arsenal; nearer the sea the "maidens' tower," transformed into a lighthouse; and not far from it remains of ancient walls projecting above the sea, and showing traces of Arabic architecture of the 9th and 10th centuries.
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  • A much more valuable practical result of Brewster's optical researches was the improvement of the British lighthouse system.
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  • It is a barren rock, on the summit of which stands a lighthouse visible at night for 21 m.
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  • The breakwater starts opposite the promontory of Ras et-Tin, on which is a lighthouse, 180 ft.
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  • On the eastern point of the Pharos island stood the Great Lighthouse, one of the "Seven Wonders," reputed to be 400 ft.
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  • There is a lighthouse on Bound, and the rest are fishing stations.
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  • The remaining " indirect contributions " are port and lighthouse dues, £T148,426.
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  • In 1871 he had so far advanced as to receive the silver medal of the Edinburgh Society of Arts for a paper suggesting improvements in lighthouse apparatus.
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  • Its commerce is much facilitated by the system of canals which bring it into communication with Belgium, the coal-basins of Nord and Pasde-Calais, the rich agricultural regions of Flanders and Artois, and the industrial towns of Lille, Armentieres, Roubaix, Tourcoing, Valenciennes, &c. The roadstead is indicated by lightships and the entrance channel to the port by a lighthouse which, at an altitude of 193 ft., is visible at a distance of 19 m.
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  • The principal sources of revenue are direct taxation, stamp and death duties, customs, port and lighthouse dues, octroi and tithes, tobacco, salt and gunpowder monopolies, postal and telegraph receipts, and revenue from the state domains (lands, fisheries, forests, mines).
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  • The northern part of Coatue Beach is known as Coskata Beach, and curves to the N.W.; near its tip is Great Point, where a lighthouse was first built in 1784.
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  • Close by is the Tour du Guet, or watch-tower, used as a lighthouse until 1848.
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  • Further work fell to the marine department by the act of 1853, which gave it the control of lighthouse funds, and to a certain extent of pilotage.
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  • The eastern or broad end is occupied by the town of Kronstadt, and shoals extend for a mile and a half from the western point of the island to the rock on which the Tolbaaken lighthouse is built.
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  • The department of commerce and labor controls the bureaus which deal with the mercantile marine, the lighthouse and lifesaving service, commercial statistics, immigration, and the coast and geodetic survey, and the census is also under its charge.
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  • Inscriptions found on the spot show that Kastro stands on the site of the ancient city of Siphnos; and Mr Bent identifies the other ancient town of Minoa with the place on the coast where a Hellenic white marble tower is distinguished as the Pharos or lighthouse, and another as the tower of St John.
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  • He examined the opacity of the air for sound in connexion with lighthouse and siren work, and he finally clinched the proof of what had been already substantially demonstrated by several others, viz.
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  • They advanced toward the lighthouse and reached the lookout station, where they were held up again by machine-gun fire.
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  • With the "Thetis" leading they had rounded the lighthouse in a storm of shot and shell.
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  • A lighthouse stands on the ruins of the old fort.
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  • The anchorage is an open roadstead protected to some extent by headlands with a lighthouse at Santapalli.
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  • A lighthouse has been erected at the entrance, but reefs render approach difficult, and the outer anchorage is fully exposed to west and north and not good holding.
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  • The extensive reef is crowned by a famous lighthouse.
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  • Communication was established by this method in the year 1895 with the lighthouse on the Fastnet."
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  • In March 1899 communication was effected by his system between England (South Foreland lighthouse) and France (Wimereux, near Boulogne), a distance of 30 m.
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  • The harbour of Port Blair is well supplied with buoys and harbour lights, and is crossed by ferries at fixed intervals, while there are several launches for hauling local traffic. On Ross Island there is a lighthouse visible for 19 m.
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  • The Ras et-Tin quarter represents all that is left of the island of Pharos, the site of the actual lighthouse having been weathered away by the sea.
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  • The rates on these advances have now been generally reduced to 6% with the exception of that on the advances from the lighthouse administration, which refused to allow any reduction below 7%.
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  • Peniscola, often called the Gibraltar of Valencia, is a fortified seaport, with a lighthouse, built on a rocky headland about 220 ft.
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  • The harbour is eleven to thirteen fathoms deep at the entrance (indicated by a lighthouse), decreasing to five fathoms near the shore.
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  • On the North Foreland (50 22k' N., 1° 27' E.) there is a lighthouse, and on the South Foreland (51° 82' N., 1° 23' E.) there are two.
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  • On the main promontory, with Valletta, stands the suburb Floriana; Fort St Elmo, with a lighthouse, stands on the extremity of the promontory; the suburb Sliema lies on the point which encloses the Marsamuschetto harbour; Fort Ricasoli on the opposite point enclosing the east, Grand, or Great Harbour.
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  • With this apparatus some of Marconi's earliest successes, such as telegraphing across the English Channel, were achieved, and telegraphic communication at the rate of fifteen words or so a minute established between the East Goodwin lightship and the South Foreland lighthouse, also between the Isle of Wight and the Lizard in Cornwall.
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  • There is a powerful lighthouse, and since its cession by Great Britain to Germany, the main island has been strongly fortified, the old English batteries being replaced by armoured turrets mounting guns of heavy calibre.
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  • Fort St James is now used as a signal station, lighthouse and prison.
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