Murmansk Memorial Lighthouse

Murmansk Memorial Lighthouse
Kola Bay, Barents Sea
Lighthouses of Russia, No 8

Murmansk Memorial Date unknown. Approx. 28 m (92 ft) hexagonal cylindrical tower with lantern and two galleries, painted with red and white horizntal bands. Anastasia Kharkacheva has a fine photo, Austin Charron has also posted a good photo, and Google has a satellite view. This lighthouse is a memorial to seamen lost at sea in the Arctic. Located high on a hill above the city, it has no navigational value, but it deserves special mention as the only lighthouse in the Murmansk area readily accessible to tourists. Site open, tower status unknown but probably open. – Lighthouse Directory

Russian Lynx

 

Russian Lynx

John Deere Winter

 

Sunday Morning Fun
By Agri-Artist Raymond L Crouse, recording our changing life in agriculture

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Mail Call

 

Mail Call!!!

Southwold Lighthouse

 

Southwold Lighthouse
Suffolk
St James’s Green

 Southwold1890 (James Douglass). Active; focal plane 37 m (122 ft); four flashes every 20 s, white or red depending on direction. 31 m (102 ft) round brick tower with lantern and gallery, painted white, attached to 2-story keeper’s house. Steve Fareham’s photo is at right, the Southwold Museum has a page on the lighthouse, Trabas has a photo, Marinas.com has aerial photos, and Google has a satellite view. Thanks to its urban location, the lighthouse was automated quite early, in 1938. Located in the center of the seaside resort town of Southwold, about 15 km (9 mi) south of Lowestoft. Site open, tower open to guided tours on weekends, Wednesdays, and bank holidays April thorugh October. Operator: Trinity House. Site manager: Southwold Millennium Foundation. ARLHS ENG-135; Admiralty A2272; NGA 1588. – Lighthouse Directory

Windows

 

Windows

Chicken and Eggs by Victoria Kirdiy

 

Chicken and Eggs ~ Victoria Kirdiy

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