Lighthouses R us
I'm not going to repeat many times in this document the references used, so
this page is here as a central index.
- Great Lakes Lighthouses, American and Canadian, written
by Wes Oleszewski and photography by Wayne S. Sapulski, published by Avery Color
Studios in Gwinn, Michigan.Wes has
created an excellent index to the Great Lakes and this book has been a
source of encouragement and support.
List of ALL Existing U.S. Lighthouses
by Bob and Sandra Shanklin (19th Edition January 2006).
This has been a
great reference of lighthouses and their index (in the form XX-nn) is shown
on all US pages.
- Lighthouses of Europe, Daniel Charles (text), Philip Plisson and
Gullaume Plisson (Photos), Watson-Guptill Publications, New York (undated).
In addition to an excellent focus on 230 of the most stunning lighthouses
off the Atlantic coast of Europe, this provides a reference list of most
(all?) of the Atlantic lighthouses.
- Lists of Lights, Buoys and Fog Signals, Canadian Coast Guard,
Marine Programs. (2004 and 2006). 3 volumes.
- Discover Nova Scotia Lighthouses, Dale Stephens and
Susan Randles, 1998, The Province of Nova Scotia, publisher.
- Norsk Fyrliste (literally Norweigan Lighthouse List) 2008, Utgitt av Kystverket, Fagbokforlaget, Vigmostad &
Bjorke AS, Bergen, ISBN 978-82-450-0628-5
(click here for an online copy)
Great Lakes Light House Keepers Association,
www.GLLKA.com. These people not
only support us "Lighthouse nuts", they own 3 lights in their own behalf and
sponsor a number of cruises (look for one per lake, plus ...)
Lighthouses of New England,
Index of all known Lighthouses,
www.lighthousedepot.com/database. This has roughly 8000 entries at the time this note
Has lists of US and Canadian lighthouses by state or by maps. Includes a
description, location (including Latitude and Longitude) and travel
Intended to be a list of all the lighthouses in England, includes photos,
history and location.
UNC Lighthouse Directory,
http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/lighthouse/index.htm, Russ Rowlett and the
University of North Carolina. A very good directory of lighthouses
in the world, this often is the easiest to "browse" as it is organized by
pages) von Anke und Jens,
This website is mostly northern European lights and has matching maps to go
with the photos and descriptions.
Amateur Radio Lighthouse
This is a collation of lighthouse locations and photographs. Organized
by country with subdivisions by state in the US.
Online List of Lights, Alex Trabas (and friends). This index, driven by the Admiralty
list of Lights (generated by Trinity House, see above) has 25000 images at the time of this writing.
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