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A very strange light, like a sentry box, I have seen in Ericeira, Portugal !
Does anyone know of a comparable lightfire somewhere ?
News / Norwegian lighthouses
November 18, 2023, 12:55:09 AM
The Norwegian coastal administration Kystverket, together with the coastal transport museum Kystverkmusea, has now put digital versions of twelve lighthouses online.More will follow !
News / European Route of Lighthouses
September 27, 2023, 05:51:03 AM
The "European Route of Lighthouses" was founded in Brussels on September 7, 2023.
The "European Route of Lighthouses", ERoL for short, aims to highlight the cultural significance and
possible uses of European lighthouses based on their past or present function
as a sea mark and navigation aid.
Shortenly Mitko has uploaded a picture of this light.I have found a new situation! I believe also Peter has not found this light in 2022 ! Most web sites still mention this light, but it exist never more! :(
Lighthouse identification / Lake Michigan, Wisconsin
April 18, 2023, 05:39:44 AM
Where is this light No. 6 ? I have no USCG list for Great Lakes. Must be close to Algoma, Wisconsin!
Site issues / Instagram
April 07, 2023, 02:20:29 PM
The main page has a symbol from Instagram ! It does not work !?
Lighthouse identification / Chumpon, Southern Thailand
February 18, 2023, 12:54:29 AM
Five years ago I have been first time in Chumpon, Southern Thailand with a large harbour !
I have made severel pics and uploaded to World of Lighthouses.Alex Trabas wrote me at this time, I have missed the Admiralty F2924.2 and F2924.3.
So I returned recently again to Chumpon to make pics from the missed lights.
Now Alex Trabas revised all geographical positions. Now I had to correct all my pictures as well.I hope everything is correct now.
Lighthouse Directory from Russ Rowlett is very useful for all of us lighthouse lovers. But often I see great differences for height of the tower and focal plane elevation from Open Sea Map.
For instance: Roscoff ! A1812.1 Russ: 24 and 24, Open Sea : 15 and 24 (seems realistic )
Or the beacons in sea: A1818, Russ :20 and 14, Open Sea : 8 and 14 (seems realistic ) and so on...
Travel center / France, Normandy; Barfleur
July 03, 2022, 05:54:09 AM
In Google Maps the Rear und Front lighthouses in Barfleur are named as Le Phare de la Bretonne and Phare du Cracko ! Where do the names come from?
Is it the only movable Range Rear in the world?  It can be moved laterally according to the requirements of the fairway. I have never seen before!
A video for all lighthouse friends!
Lighthouse identification / Plymouth,England
March 20, 2021, 07:16:48 AM
Who is ready for a puzzle?
In the position of  Millbay Pier
Dir Lt, A0164 I made the picture of this unknown light!
General Discussion / Netherlands list of lights
October 29, 2020, 07:15:25 AM
Trying to find Netherlands list of lights, especially the lights of Ijsselmeer? No success... :(
General Discussion / Danish lighthouse list
August 24, 2020, 04:07:33 PM
The topic about national lighthouse lists  was discussed 5 years ago!
After a short trip to Denmark I noticed that the link does not work anymore!  :( Who knows the new link?
Greifswalder Oie lighthouse is well known. I was surprised to find ARLHS FED-355 in ARLHS list. This small tower is known as old fog horn! Was it lighted someday? A coal fire ?
I have no idea, where I have made this picture, must be before 2000, Italy, France, Spain...Must be mediterranean area...
Lighthouse identification / My first picture of a light
February 16, 2020, 02:13:27 AM
I think this is my first picture of a light I have made, not to  know what a hobby will come later! :)
I made it 1994 in Greece, Chalkidiki, peninsula Kassandra ! I failed to identify this small harbour light!
General Discussion / Lists of lighthouses from Thailand
January 30, 2020, 02:08:00 AM
Recently I have made a trip to Eastern lighthouses of Thailand. I have found some lights not listed in Admiralty or Lighthouse Directory. But there are two lists, I cant find.
For instance, yesterday I uploaded Rayong lighthouse. Beside Admiralty and ARLHS the Directory mentioned THN-114 and NGA 20600. ??? ;)
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