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Miscou Island Lighthouse

Miscou Island Lighthouse is an 11-metre -tall landfall lighthouse located on the North-Eastern tip of Miscou Island, at the entrance of the Chaleur Bay. It was built in 1856 and currently in use by the Canadian Coast Guard who owns the lighthouse ...

                                               

Pachena Point Light

Pachena Point Lighthouse is located on Vancouver Island, 13 kilometres south of Bamfield, British Columbia, in Pacific Rim National Park. The octagonal wooden tower is maintained by the Canadian Coast Guard who employ lighthouse keepers at the st ...

                                               

Point Prim Light Station

The Point Prim Lighthouse is a lighthouse on Prince Edward Island, Canada. It is located at the end of Point Prim Road, also known as Route 209. The lighthouse itself is 18.5 metres 60.7 feet tall when measured from its foundation to the weatherv ...

                                               

Point Prim Lighthouse

The current Point Prim Lighthouse is the fourth in a line of lighthouses built at Point Prim since 1804. It is located at the mouth of the Digby Gut, which connects the Bay of Fundy with the Annapolis Basin. It is located approximately 8.5 km out ...

                                               

Point Riche Lighthouse

Point Riche Lighthouse, a "pepperpot" lighthouse, was built in 1892 and is still active. The white wooden tower is octagonal pyramidal in shape, the lantern room is painted red. The structure is 19 metres tall. Its light characteristic is a flash ...

                                               

Port Burwell Marine Museum and Historic Lighthouse

Port Burwell Marine Museum and Historic Lighthouse is a historical museum in Port Burwell, Ontario, Canada. Located at the mouth of the Big Otter Creek on Lake Erie, the museum and lighthouse reflect upon when Port Burwell was at the height of it ...

                                               

Race Rocks Light

Race Rocks Light is one of the first two lighthouses that were built on the west coast of Canada, financed by the British Government and illuminated in 1860. It is the only lighthouse on that coast built of rock, purportedly quarried in Scotland, ...

                                               

Seacow Head Light

The Seacow Head Light is a lighthouse on the south-central coast of Prince Edward Island, Canada, west of Central Bedeque. It was built in 1864. The lighthouse was relocated in 1979 to avoid erosion. The lighthouse appeared in several episodes of ...

                                               

Trial Islands Lighthouse

The major Trial Island is home to the Trial Islands Lighthouse which is operated by the Canadian Coast Guard, continues to be staffed by two full-time lightkeepers. The lighthouse was constructed in 1906. The fourth order Fresnel lens from 1906 w ...

                                               

Abruka Lighthouse

Abruka Lighthouse is a lighthouse located on the island of Abruka, in the region of Saaremaa in western Estonia. The first lighthouse in Abruka was built in 1897, a 28-metre-high 92 ft wooden structure, which had a form of a trellised wooden cand ...

                                               

Ainazi Lighthouse

Ainazi Lighthouse - a lighthouse located in Ainazi on the Bay of Riga - of the Baltic Sea. The Ainahi lighthouse was built in 1930, originally serving as a guide for the nearby Ainazi port and harbour. During World War II, the harbour was bombard ...

                                               

Almagrundet

Almagrundet is a Swedish lighthouse station located southeast of Sandhamn outside the Stockholm archipelago and consists of a number of basic heels at depths between 3 and 14 meters below the sea. The shoal was named after the Norwegian brig Alma ...

                                               

Ancona Lighthouse (Faro di Colle Cappuccini)

Ancona Lighthouse is a lighthouse in Ancona on the Adriatic Sea. It is placed on the hill named Colle dei Cappuccini, from which takes the name, about 119.5 metres from the old lighthouse deactivated in 1965.

                                               

Bari Light

Bari Light, also known as Punta San Cataldo di Bari Lighthouse is an active lighthouse placed at the base of Molo San Cataldo, on the west side of the harbour of Bari on the Adriatic Sea, in the southern region of Apulia, Italy.

                                               

Barrettinelli di Fuori Lighthouse

Barrettinelli di Fuori Lighthouse is a light situated on the granitic Barrettinelli rocks, 103 metres long and 62 metres wide, in the Maddalena archipelago at 1.35 kilometres east of Isola Santa Maria and 300 metres north of Isola Corcelli.

                                               

Beach Lighthouse (Fleetwood)

The lighthouse was designed in 1839 by Decimus Burton and Capt H.M. Denham. Burton had been commissioned three years previously by Sir Peter Hesketh Fleetwood as the architect of the new town of Fleetwood. Unusual for a lighthouse, it is in neocl ...

                                               

Bengtskar Lighthouse

Bengtskar Lighthouse is located in the Archipelago Sea about 25 kilometers south west of Hanko, Finland. The lighthouse was built in 1906 on the Bengtskar skerry where it rises 52 meters above sea level and is the highest one in the Nordic countr ...

                                               

Bjargtangar Lighthouse

The Bjargtangar Lighthouse is a lighthouse located on the cliffs of Latrabjarg in northwestern Iceland. It marks the westernmost point of Iceland and is the westernmost building of Europe.

                                               

Bjuroklubb

Bjuroklubb is a peninsula hosting a lighthouse and a nature reserve on the Bothnian Bay in Skellefteå Municipality in Vasterbotten County in northern Sweden.

                                               

Blankenese High Lighthouse

Blankenese High Lighthouse is a lighthouse on the river Elbe in the Hamburg district of Blankenese. It has been operational since 1984 and is scheduled to be replaced in 2020.

                                               

Blåvand Lighthouse

Blåvand Lighthouse is a seacoast lighthouse in Blåvandshuk near Esbjerg, Denmark. Built in 1900 to replace an older light, the lighthouse lies on Blåvandshuk, the westernmost point in Denmark, making Blåvand Lighthouse the countrys westernmost bu ...

                                               

Bogskar Lighthouse

The lighthouse was constructed in the 1870s and was completed in 1882, on Swedens initiative. Of steel construction, it was erected on a three-metre granite plinth. The red-painted 25-metre-high 82 ft lighthouse had seven floors. The lighthouse h ...

                                               

Borkum Great Light

Borkum Great Light, also known as Borkum Neuer Light, is an active lighthouse on the island of Borkum, Leer district, state of Lower Saxony, Germany. At a height of 197 feet it is the twenty-fourth tallest "traditional lighthouse" in the world, a ...

                                               

Bornrif

The Ameland Lighthouse, commonly known as Bornrif, is a lighthouse on the Dutch island Ameland, one of the Frisian Islands, on the edge of the North Sea. It was built in 1880 by order of William III of the Netherlands. It was designed by Dutch li ...

                                               

Brandaris

For the mountain on Bonaire, see Brandaris, Bonaire The Brandaris is a lighthouse on the Dutch Wadden Sea island Terschelling, in Friesland. It is the oldest lighthouse in the Netherlands, listed as a Rijksmonument, number 35032 and rated with a ...

                                               

Bressay Lighthouse

Bressay Lighthouse is still an active lighthouse in the Shetland Islands, Scotland, 4 kilometres south-east of Lerwick. It is located on the island of Bressay at Kirkabister Ness overlooking Bressay Sound.

                                               

Butt of Lewis Lighthouse

Butt of Lewis Lighthouse, designed by David Stevenson, was built at Butt of Lewis to aid shipping in the 1860s. Unusual for a lighthouse in Scotland, it is constructed of red brick, and is unpainted. The station was automated in 1998, one of the ...

                                               

Calaburras Lighthouse

Calaburras Lighthouse is a lighthouse located at the coastal point known as Punta de Calaburras near Mijas, Malaga province. The station was the first air/sea lighthouse in Spain and was built in 1863 and rebuilt in 1928. It is the main beacon of ...

                                               

Calais Lighthouse

Calais Lighthouse is located in Calais in Nord-Pas-de-Calais. The Lighthouse is located in the residential streets near the Port of Calais and is a significant landmark as well as a navigational aid to ships and ferries using the Straits of Dover.

                                               

Camogli Molo Esterno Lighthouse

Camogli Molo Esterno Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located at the end of the external breakwater of the harbour of Camogli, Liguria on the Ligurian Sea.

                                               

Campen Lighthouse

Campen Lighthouse is an active lighthouse in the village Campen, by the Ems estuary, northwest of Emden, in the East Frisia region, state of Lower Saxony, Germany. At a height of 213 feet it is the fourteenth tallest "traditional lighthouse" in t ...

                                               

Caorle Lighthouse

Caorle Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on a little promontory at the end of the waterfront promenade in Caorle, Veneto on the Adriatic Sea.

                                               

Cape Higuer Lighthouse

The Cape Higuer Lighthouse is a lighthouse at the Cabo Higuer on the Spanish Atlantic coast in the Bay of Biscay. It lies in the municipality of Hondarribia, west of the mouth of the Bidasoa, which forms the border with France. It is the easternm ...

                                               

Capo Caccia Lighthouse

Capo Caccia Lighthouse is an active 19th century lighthouse situated at the extremity of Capo Caccia, 3.7 kilometres from Tramariglio a frazione of Alghero on the western coast of Sardinia.

                                               

Capo Carbonara Lighthouse

Capo Carbonara Lighthouse is a light situated at the extremity of the granite promontory of Capo Carbonara, in the comune of Villasimius, on the eastern side of Gulf of Cagliari inside the Marine protected area of Capo Carbonara.

                                               

Capo Cefalù Lighthouse

Capo Cefalù Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on the promontory of Capo Cefalù under the steep limestone ridge, 280 metres high, named Rocca east of Cefalù, Sicily on the Tyrrhenian Sea.

                                               

Capo Circeo Lighthouse

Capo Circeo Lighthouse is an active lighthouse in Lazio, Italy, located on Punto, about 3 kilometres west of San Felice Circeo.

                                               

Capo Colonne Lighthouse

Capo Colonne Lighthouse is situated on the extremity of the Promunturium Lacinium, nearby the single column of the Greek temple elevated in honour of Hera Lacinia, at 9 kilometres from Crotone on the Ionian Sea.

                                               

Capo Comino Lighthouse

Capo Comino Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on the easternmost promontory of Sardinia, in the municipality of Siniscola, on the Tyrrhenian Sea.

                                               

Capo dAnzio Lighthouse

Capo dAnzio Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on the same name Cape on a rocky cliff overlooking the ruins of Neros villa, close to the town of Anzio, Lazio on the Tyrrhenian Sea.

                                               

Capo dOrlando Lighthouse

Capo dOrlando Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located at the foot of a rocky ridge, north of the municipality of Capo dOrlando on the Tyrrhenian Sea.

                                               

Capo dOrso (Sardinia) Lighthouse

Capo dOrso Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on the tip of Capo dOrso promontory in front of the Maddalena archipelago, in the municipality of Palau, in the north east of Sardinia on the Tyrrhenian Sea.

                                               

Capo dOrso Lighthouse

Capo dOrso Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on the steep Amalfitan Coast in the municipality of Maiori, Campania on the Tyrrhenian Sea.

                                               

Capo dellArmi Lighthouse

Capo dellArmi Lighthouse is an active lighthouse in Reggio Calabria, southern Italy. Located along the cliffs of the headland, in the comune of Motta San Giovanni, it is an important reference for ships coming into the Strait of Sicily from the s ...

                                               

Capo di Vado Lighthouse

Capo di Vado Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on the prominent Capo di Vado, 1.5 kilometres south of Vado Ligure, Liguria on the Ligurian Sea.

                                               

Capo Ferro Lighthouse

Capo Ferro Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on the same name promontory which marks the southern entrance to the Strait of Bonifacio and to the Maddalena archipelago, in the municipality of Arzachena, in the north east of Sardinia on th ...

                                               

Capo Focardo Lighthouse

Capo Focardo Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located at the south eastern tip of the gulf of Porto Azzurro on the island of Elba in the Tuscan Archipelago.

                                               

Capo Gallo Lighthouse

Capo Gallo Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on the northern tip of the promontory of Monte Pellegrino marks the western entrance to the Gulf of Palermo, Sicily on the Tyrrhenian Sea.

                                               

Capo Granitola Lighthouse

Capo Granitola Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on the south-western headland south of Mazzara del Vallo a region well known for its Almadraba. The tower is well placed in the nearby archeological park Cave di Cusa and is located in the ...

                                               

Capo Grecale Lighthouse

Capo Grecale Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on the northern eastern tip of the island on the edge of a cliff, in the municipality of Lampedusa, Sicily on the Strait of Sicily.