Lighthouses of the World
Ready-to-color illustrations of 30 authentic sentinels by the sea include accurate depictions of the ancient Pharos light in Alexandria, Egypt (one of the Seven Wonders of the World); a 2,000-year-old Roman lighthouse in England; an early 18th century pillared construction in Riga, Latvia; and 27 other sturdy structures. Captions cite location and historical data.
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1ighthouse’s Alexandria anchored Assateague Island Atlantic Ocean Bay of Biscay Bremerhaven brick Cape Reinga century Cloch Point construction contractors Damietta erected ernmost point Faro Fastnet feet above sea feet high feet tall ﬁerce ﬁnally ﬁre ﬁrst light ﬁtted ﬁve miles Four lighthouse fully automated Genoa Gibraltar granite tower guide sailors guide ships illustration is based important port city Isle of Wight keeper’s house known Langara lighthouse lanterns Light was replaced lighthouse keeper lighthouse was built links the Mediterranean Lit with coal Located Lowestoft mariners mark the entrance Mediterranean Sea Muckle Flugga Murano nearby original lighthouse Paciﬁc Pharos Point Lighthouse Quoddy red and white reef reﬂectors region Riga rock sand sea level shipping industry South Goodwin Lightship Stamford Channel stone storms Strait of Dover Strait of Malacca tide tower is painted tower stands tower was built treacherous twenty-one miles United Kingdom visible waves white concrete wooden workers