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Lighthouse identification / What does yellow color mean ?
« Last post by fluorite on April 03, 2018, 08:15:47 PM »
Tiên Sa, Sơn Trà light station in Vietnam,
why they use yellow colour ?
What does yellow color mean ?

Tiên Sa = swan,
tiên sa beach in đà nẵng, South Vietnam,
is this light built by American ? or construction by Russian ?

this light seems easy to reach,

HẢI ĐĂNG = lighthouse,

Sơn Trà lighthouse,
Admiralty F3204
16°08'23.4"N 108°19'20.4"E

Sơn Trà = Hawthorn, Crataegus,
Travel center / Re: Twin lighthouses
« Last post by mitko on March 29, 2018, 06:12:12 PM »
Also Nordkoster and  Nidingen in Sweden!
Travel center / Re: Twin lighthouses
« Last post by Bergwind on March 29, 2018, 01:14:27 PM »
Preparing one of my next lighthouse trips to Wales and Southwest England in September! So I have found another twin lighthouse at the southernmost point of Englands mainland : The Lizard, ARLHS ENG-068! :)
Travel center / Twin lighthouses
« Last post by Bergwind on March 27, 2018, 02:08:22 AM »
On my trip to New England I have seen two twin lighthouses, Navesink in New Jersey and Thacher Island, Massachusetts. Today it is hard to understand, what is the need to build two expensive lighthouses at same place!
Are there more twins in other places than New England?
Attached two pictures from the Navesink. One picture shows the view from North to South tower. Third picture is a distant view to Thacher Island lighthouses, accessible only by boat. Boat tours are available in July an August!
General Discussion / Re: The story of Cape Santiago Lighthouse (Taiwan)
« Last post by Bergwind on March 27, 2018, 01:43:37 AM »
I can agree, Cape Santiago Lighthouse is a very popular and interesting place in Taiwan! Inside the keepers house you can find a small museum describing the history of the most eastern lighthouse of Taiwan!
General Discussion / Re: The story of Cape Santiago Lighthouse (Taiwan)
« Last post by mitko on March 24, 2018, 11:31:04 AM »
General Discussion / The story of Cape Santiago Lighthouse (Taiwan)
« Last post by fluorite on March 24, 2018, 11:28:18 AM »
The story of Cape Santiago Lighthouse (Taiwan)

The Cape Santiago Lighthouse is very old and its age is older than you and me.
during WWII, the American aircraft has come and left traces.

Last time, I climbed the lighthouse tower and went to the top to see the lantern.
I knew that the lantern glass was broken.
the lighthouse keeper said that it was the result of the US machine gun shooting.
the lantern glass so special, no spare parts could replacement, so it has been retained as it was until now.
after the glass breakage,
its function is reduced and it does not reach the 100% function of its original design.
if the Japanese just turn off the lights, the Americans think that the destroy mission completed,
them will not be repeat attack.
under the lantern, there is a mercury pool. it was not known whether or not the mercury pool was broken.
if the mercury pool leakage, it was a poison pollution.

Visitors can find the machine gun shooting dents,
the dents on the short walls, and the dents on the north side column of the lighthouse building.
these dent marks have been covered by thickness paint and still depression,
according to the results of the impact point analysis,
the US aircraft flew from the northwest to the southeast
and returned to the aircraft carrier after the machine gun shooting.
General Discussion / Re: Aniva lighthouse
« Last post by Bergwind on February 25, 2018, 02:54:36 AM »
What a shame, when the lighthouse will collapse? A lighthouse with such an interesting history!!
Check the Youtube video: https://youtu.be/zLw-r4VPzCM
This video about 12 abandoned places shows two other abandoned lighthouses, Fastnet lighthouse Ireland and the spectacular Tillamook lighthouse in Oregon, USA!
Great video!
General Discussion / Re: Aniva lighthouse
« Last post by mitko on February 15, 2018, 09:03:57 PM »
It's actually very spectacular lighthouse, standing on the rock.
General Discussion / Re: Lighthouses build by David Marr Henderson
« Last post by fluorite on February 15, 2018, 01:46:48 AM »
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