Lighthouses

Towers or other structures equipped with a powerful light or lights (originally a signal fire) at the top, erected at important or dangerous points on or near the coast for the guidance of mariners.

Quick Facts

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265
Names
lighthouse
lighthouses
vuurtorens Dutch
vuurtoren Dutch
vuurboet Dutch
vuurboeten Dutch
faros Spanish
faro Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007741. The J. Paul Getty Trust.