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Le phare à travers le monde
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Nord-Par-de-Calais, Picardie A 1144Position 50° 58' N | 001° 51' EBetriebszeit 1848- Feuerhöhe ü. Mittelwasser 59 m Bauwerkhöhe 53 mSektoren und TragweitenWeiß 23 sm Kennung Fl (4) W 15 sec A 1146Position 50° 58' N | 001° 51' EBetriebszeit ?
französische Leuchttürme/Feuerschiffe auf historischen Postkarte
Pleins Feux sur les Phares : phare, feu, tour-tan, lighthouses,
Lighthouses of France's North Coast This coastline saw fierce fighting during World War II, especially during and after the Allied D-Day invasion of June 1944; very few of the lighthouses in the area escaped damage and some were destroyed. The French word for a lighthouse, phare, is often reserved for the larger coastal lighthouses; a smaller light or harbor light is called a feu (literally "fire," but here meaning "light"). The front light of a range (alignement) is the feu antérieur and the rear light is the feu postérieur.
The lighthouse of Aveiro, west coast of Portugal A lighthouse is a tower, building, or other type of structure designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses and used as a navigational aid for maritime pilots at sea or on inland waterways. Lighthouses mark dangerous coastlines, hazardous shoals, reefs, safe entries to harbors, and can also assist in aerial navigation. Once widely used, the number of operational lighthouses has declined due to the expense of maintenance and replacement by modern electronic navigational systems. Lighthouse
Dressés droits vers les cieux , les phares indiquent aux marins leur position. Bien que n'étant ni gardien de phare, ni marin, j'ai toujours eu une profonde attirance pour ces bâtiments. C'est à l'un d'entre eux, Eckmuhl, sis à Saint Pierre, sur la Pointe de Penmarc'h (FRANCE) que je dois cette passion. Une place spéciale lui est faite ici. Bienvenue sur Phareland, le site des phares de France
France / Frankreich
Lighthouse Directory Saint-Mathieu Light, Plougonvelin, Northern Finistère, France, November 2010 Wikimedia Creative Commons photo by Llorenzi A Month of Lighthouse News: April 14. Celebrations mark the 100th anniversary of the Maughold Lighthouse in the Isle of Man.
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SOCIÉTÉ NATIONALE POUR LE PATRIMOINE DES PHARES ET BALISES - FÉD
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