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Egypt / Pharos of Alexandria (alexandrian coins)
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Album name:kwolfgang / Stuff with Lighthouses
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Current status (active, not active, museum etc):no longer existing; in operation till 365 or 769
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):299 - 279 BC; masterbuilder: Sostratos of Knidos
Height of the tower, m:115 - 160 (estimated by historians / 300 egyptian cubits)
Range, nm:~ 30 nm (300 Stadien)
Any other comments:The lighthouse of Alexandria was one of the Seven Wonders of the World and is known as the first lighthouse. It was destroyed by several earth quakes in the years 365, 769, 1303, 1323 and 1375.
Coordinates (in any format):N31,214300 E029,891240
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Date added:Jun 08, 2020
Keywords:Egypt ; Alexandria ; Mediterranean sea ; Isle of Pharos ; Historic
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