Lighthouses Jenny Linford

ISBN: 9781405471176

Published: May 1st 2006

Hardcover

191 pages


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Lighthouses  by  Jenny Linford

Lighthouses by Jenny Linford
May 1st 2006 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 191 pages | ISBN: 9781405471176 | 9.68 Mb

Ever since ancient times, humanity has used beacons to warn of danger and for guidance in the dark. The lighthouse, whose practical function is to guide and warn sailors, is also an emblem of hope, symbol of mans ability to challenge the darkness.MoreEver since ancient times, humanity has used beacons to warn of danger and for guidance in the dark.

The lighthouse, whose practical function is to guide and warn sailors, is also an emblem of hope, symbol of mans ability to challenge the darkness. From the Pharos of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, to irelands Fastnet light, lighthouses have involved formidable feats of engineering skill. Many of them were built in dangerous conditions, with the construction teams battling against high tides and treacherous reefs.



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