The Lighthouse Encyclopedia

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  • Author: Ray Jones
  • Hardcover
  • Description:

The Lighthouse Encyclopedia has all the information you need on the world's lighthouses and is the definitive reference on these maritime beacons and coastal icons.

A wealth of facts and history fills this beautifully designed book, packed with full-color and vintage photos, and containing everything a lighthouse lover or maritime historian wants to know about lighthouse history, changing technologies, lighthouse keepers, and the lenses themselves. A detailed index of more than 150 lighthouses around the world provides quick and easy access to basic information: the height, age, elevation, optic type, and status of every lighthouse. An appendix lists lighthouse groups nationwide, making it easy to see these historic treasures, visit museums, and become involved with preservation.

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