Wednesday, 26 June 2013

The World's Most Iconic Lighthouses

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Lighthouses mark dangerous coastlines, hazardous shoals, reefs, safe entries to harbors, and can also assist in aerial navigation. Once widely used, the number of operational lighthouses has declined due to the expense of maintenance and replacement by modern electronic navigational systems.

Here's a list of the world's most iconic lighthouses.

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