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    Breathtaking Photos Of Lighthouses That Have Stood The Test Of Time

    The lighthouse is a near-universal symbol of safety and guidance that has helped mariners find their way home since ancient times. Although they are gradually outliving their usefulness, they are still epic monuments to human ingenuity and to their own resilience. Because August 7th is National Lighthouse Day in the U.S., we decided to share some amazing lighthouse photos with our readers.
    Ancient mariners were often guided home by bonfires built on hilltops, which were later elevated and evolved into lighthouses. These gradually grew taller and stronger and moved closer to the sea. Most lighthouses currently still standing are marvels of practical and resilient architecture and engineering, brushing off the worst that the seas have to offer. While their guiding beacons may soon cease to sweep across the coastal night sky, we can still appreciate how beautiful and epic these wonderful buildings look.

    Cast-Iron Lighthouse, Whiteford, UK

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    Molnes Lighthouse, Norway

    Phare du Petit Minou, Brest, France

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    Frozen St. Joseph North Pier Lighthouse, Michigan, USA

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    Porto, Portugal

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    Victoria Beach Lighthouse (Built In 1926), California, USA

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    Viavelez, Asturias, Spain

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    Lighthouse Of Talacre, Wales, UK

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    San Esteban De Pravia, Spain

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    Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

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    Andros Island, Greece

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    Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales

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    Lighthouse Of Fastnet Rock, Ireland

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    Lighthouse in Beagle Channel, Argentina/Chile

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    The Lange Nelle Lighthouse, Ostend, Belgium

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    Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, USA

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    Santander, Cantabria, Spain

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    Stångholmen in Lysekil, Sweden

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    St Mary’s Lighthouse, Bait Island, UK

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    Kermorvan Lighthouse, Bretagne, France

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    Newhaven Breakwater Lighthouse, East Sussex, England

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    Portland Head Light, Maine, USA

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    Mouro Island Lighthouse (Built In 1860), Spain

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    Brest, France

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    Mouro Island Lighthouse (Built In 1860), Spain

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    Molnes Lighthouse, Norway

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    Porto, Portugal

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    Lighthouse And Aurora-Filled Sky, Iceland

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    Old Scituate Lighthouse (Built In 1810), Massachusetts, USA

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