The houses and stations which utilize a light beacon as a means of aiding maritime navigation.
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Anatomy of a Lighthouse
Information on materials, lantern room and optics, with cut-away diagram of lighthouse side view.
Gary P. Richardson and Anna P. Klein present over 1500 photographs, together with information, maps, and directions, on lighthouses mainly in North America, with some in Europe.
Dan's Lighthouse Page
Former member of U.S. Coast Guard provides lighthouse history, the basics on aids to navigation, and other subjects.
Historic Lighthouse Preservation Handbook
Published by the US Government as a practical aid to maintenance of historic lighthouses. Explains the materials and construction techniques used in different types of lighthouse.
Lighthouse Digest Magazine
Electronic version of the international lighthouse magazine. Includes photographs, features, news, tours, cruises and the Doomsday List of endangered lighthouses. Archive of past issues.
The Lighthouse Directory
Provides information, photographs and links for more than 8,300 of the world's lighthouses. List maintained by Russ Rowlett and the University of North Carolina.
Atmospheric photographs of lighthouses in North America and Ireland, organised by area, with history and description, from William A. Britten.
Lighthouses of South Africa
Tour of lighthouses from Cape Columbine to Danger Point, including Robben Island.
Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey
Extensive amount of information and photographs of lighthouses from around the world.
Sea the Lights
Robert de Via gives lighthouse facts and trivia, a glossary of terms, some photographs and links to related sites.
World Lighthouse Encyclopedia
Comprehensive listings from 84 countries.
The World Lighthouse Society
Newsletter, publications and information on the executive board, subscriptions and membership.
World of Lighthouses
Community for collecting photos of lighthouses around the world.
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