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Faro di Capo Mele

Faro di Capo Mele

ll faro di Capo Mele è un faro situato sul promontorio di Capo Mele, che divide le località di Laigueglia e Andora in provincia di Savona (Liguria).

Lighthouses and navigation

Lighthouses and navigation

Lighthouses and beacons are towers with bright lights and fog horns located at important or dangerous locations. They can be found on rocky cliffs or sandy shoals on land, on wave-swept reefs in the sea, and at entrances to harbors and bays.

La Lanterna - Genova

La Lanterna - Genova

Simbolo della città di Genova, sita sul promontorio di Capo di Faro la Lanterna, con i suoi 77 metri di altezza, è il faro più alto del Mediterraneo, secondo in Europa. L’attuale costruzione risale al 1543, ma fin dal XII secolo esisteva una torre di struttura simile,

Clare Island Lighthouse

Clare Island Lighthouse

The original lighthouse was built in 1806 by the Marquis of Sligo, on the isolated northern tip of Clare Island. Seven years later it was destroyed by fire due to the lighthouse keeper throwing ‘the snuffings’ of the wicks of candles into a tub which caught fire.

Slyne Head lighthouse

Slyne Head lighthouse

Slyne Head Lighthouse (Irish: Ceann Léime)is located at westernmost point of County Galway, about 12 kilometres (7 mi) southwest of Doonlaughan, Ireland and is maintained by Commissioners of Irish Lights (CIL).

Lighthouses

Lighthouses

A lighthouse is a tower, building, or other type of structure designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses and to serve as a navigational aid for maritime pilots at sea or on inland waterways.

The Lighthouse meaning

The love within us shines as brightly as the lighthouse beam on the darkest, stormiest nights.

We have a light upon our house, and it gives hope to all who sail upon the stormy seas. Do ya know what it means to have a light burning atop your home? It is safety, a place of refuge, seen by all that as a signal that ye stand for something greater than this world, greater than us all.