36 Striking Lighthouse Seascapes

BT readers shine a light on their favorite beacons around the world, illuminating rocky Maine coastlines (like on Mount Desert Island, above), lone Mediterranean islands, Indian beaches, and everywhere in between.

By , Friday, Sep 30, 2011, 4:00 PM

Source Article: 36 Striking Lighthouse Seascapes

"Sunset at a lighthouse near Acadia National Park, on Mount Desert Island, Maine."

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"Makapu'u Point is not your normal hike on Oahu. Halfway up the steep path, there's a lookout where I noticed a great view of the lighthouse."

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"While traveling in Scotland, some friends and I went to the town of Elie, where we had heard there was a 'modest lighthouse' on the Firth of Forth."

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"Lighthouse on the Alaska coastline, taken while on a cruise."

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"Sheep grazing near Neist Point Lighthouse, Glendale, Isle of Skye."

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"The Cape Neddick ('Nubble') Lighthouse in York, Maine."

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"The staircase leading to the observation deck at the St. Augustine, Fla., lighthouse contains 219 stairs and several landings—but it's still worth the climb."

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"Strolling the beach along St. Augustine, Fla., I took this picture of the lighthouse between the sand dunes."

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"Fisgard Lighthouse in British Columbia."


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"South Pier Light, South Haven, Mich."

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"The lighthouse at Cape Byron, which is the easternmost point of mainland Australia."

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"A jogger on a foggy summer morning near the Fox River Lighthouse, Geneva, Ill."

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"A lone lighthouse in the Mediterranean Sea."

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"Inside the Yerba Buena Lighthouse, San Francisco."

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"Kilauea Lighthouse, Kuai, Hawaii."


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"A lighthouse in the Bahamas."

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"Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, Minn."

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"Sunset at Diamond Head Lighthouse, Oahu, Hawaii."

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"The lighthouse outside my hotel room window, Lake Eerie, NY."

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"Heceta Head Lighthouse, as seen from Highway 101, Ore."

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"On a hike to the Diamond Head mountain summit, we took in the view of the Waikiki urbanscape facing the sea."

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"Point Bonita Lighthouse, Sausalito, Calif."

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"Cape Lookout Lighthouse, N.C."


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"Ledge Light, New London, Conn."

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"The lighthouse at Pigeon Point, south of San Francisco."

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"Lake Michigan sunrise."

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"Lighthouse Beach, Kerala, India."

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"While taking a boat ride around Capri, we were amazed by the contrast of the lighthouse with the bright blue skies."

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"Brockton Point Lighthouse is located along the seawall in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC. A perfect spot to watch the cruise ships head out under the Lions Gate Bridge, it has great views of the North Shore Mountains, too."

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"Ponce Inlet Lighthouse is just south of Cocoa Beach, Fla."

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"This is an aerial view of our historic Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse in Penobscot Bay, Rockland, Maine."

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"Bodie Island Lighthouse, N.C."

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"An old lighthouse on the northeast coast of Barbados."

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"The gateway to the Upper Peninsula, the "Mighty Mac" bridge, seen with the Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse in Mackinaw City, MI."

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