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Santo Domingo / Faro a Colon - faux lighthouse
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Santo Domingo / Faro a Colon - faux lighthouse
According to [url=http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/lighthouse/dom.htm]Russ[/url]: monumental 203.5 m (668 ft) pharos built as a memorial to Columbus (Cristoforo Colón in Spanish). The huge building, designed by the British architect J.L. Gleave, is shaped like a cross, its wings stepped back with increasing height like a pyramid. There is no navigational beacon in the usual sense; the building has 149 searchlights that project a giant cross in the sky overhead. 
Keywords: Dominican Republic;Santo Domingo;Faux;Caribbean sea

According to Russ: monumental 203.5 m (668 ft) pharos built as a memorial to Columbus (Cristoforo Colón in Spanish). The huge building, designed by the British architect J.L. Gleave, is shaped like a cross, its wings stepped back with increasing height like a pyramid. There is no navigational beacon in the usual sense; the building has 149 searchlights that project a giant cross in the sky overhead.

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Album name:mitko / Dominican Republic
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Faux
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):Started and 1930s, finished in 1992
Coordinates (in any format):18 28 42.86 N 69 52 4.89 W
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Date added:Oct 06, 2013
Keywords:Dominican Republic / Santo Domingo / Faux / Caribbean sea
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