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Lighthouses have for centuries captured the imagination of poets, artists and novelists... standing brave and defiant to the full force of the oceans, keeping seafarers from a watery grave.

Extract:...The Eddystone's lamp is said to have shone until midnight, guiding floundering ships safely into Plymouth. But by dawn, Winstanley and his lighthouse had gone and only the iron piles remained.

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Waves crashing over the rocks at Portland Bill with lighthouse in the background, Dorset, UK  -  Peter Lewis
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Peter Lewis / Waves crashing over the rocks at Portland Bill with lighthouse in the background, Dorset, UK
Fleet taking part in the annual Round the Island Race arrive at the Needles, Isle of Wight, 1998.  -  Rick Tomlinson
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Rick Tomlinson / Fleet taking part in the annual Round the Island Race arrive at the Needles, Isle of Wight, 1998.
Neist Point and Lighthouse at sunset, Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK  -  Peter Lewis
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Peter Lewis / Neist Point and Lighthouse at sunset, Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK
Buchanness/Boddam lighthouse, three miles from Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, sends out a warning signal to distant fishing boats on a frosty winter's evening  -  Philip Stephen
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Philip Stephen / Buchanness/Boddam lighthouse, three miles from Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, sends out a warning signal to distant fishing boats on a frosty winter's evening
Fishermen's ropes and Spurn point lighthouse, East Yorkshire, UK  -  Steve Knell
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Steve Knell / Fishermen's ropes and Spurn point lighthouse, East Yorkshire, UK
The kerosene fueled light of Elbow Cay lighthouse in the Abacos Islands, Bahamas.  -  Onne van der Wal
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Onne van der Wal / The kerosene fueled light of Elbow Cay lighthouse in the Abacos Islands, Bahamas.
Lighthouse and rough seas at Godrevy Point, Cornwall, England  -  David Noton
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David Noton / Lighthouse and rough seas at Godrevy Point, Cornwall, England
Lighthouse marking the Needles rocks off the west coast of the Isle of Wight, UK.  -  Rick Tomlinson
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Rick Tomlinson / Lighthouse marking the Needles rocks off the west coast of the Isle of Wight, UK.
Corbiere lighthouse at sunset, Jersey, Channel Islands  -  Michael Pitts
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Michael Pitts / Corbiere lighthouse at sunset, Jersey, Channel Islands
Eastbourne Lifeboat passes the Beachy Head Lighthouse. Beachy Head rises 162 metres (530 feet) above the sea below and is the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain, this is the most famous part of the Ea...  -  Rick Tomlinson
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Rick Tomlinson / Eastbourne Lifeboat passes the Beachy Head Lighthouse. Beachy Head rises 162 metres (530 feet) above the sea below and is the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain, this is the most famous part of the Ea...
Trevose lighthouse in late evening light, near Padstow, Cornwall, UK. July 2008.  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / Trevose lighthouse in late evening light, near Padstow, Cornwall, UK. July 2008.
The kerosene fueled light of Elbow Cay lighthouse in the Abacos Islands, Bahamas.  -  Onne van der Wal
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Onne van der Wal / The kerosene fueled light of Elbow Cay lighthouse in the Abacos Islands, Bahamas.
Portland Bill lighthouse reflected in a rock pool, Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Dorset  -  Adam Burton
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Adam Burton / Portland Bill lighthouse reflected in a rock pool, Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Dorset
Eddystone Lighthouse marking the dangerous Eddystone Rocks off Rame Head in Cornwall.  -  Rick Tomlinson
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Rick Tomlinson / Eddystone Lighthouse marking the dangerous Eddystone Rocks off Rame Head in Cornwall.
Portland Bill Lighthouse with Sea Thrift, May, Dorset, UK  -  Peter Lewis
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Peter Lewis / Portland Bill Lighthouse with Sea Thrift, May, Dorset, UK
Children on spiral staircase of the kerosene fueled Elbow Cay lighthouse in the Abacos Islands, Bahamas.  -  Onne van der Wal
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Onne van der Wal / Children on spiral staircase of the kerosene fueled Elbow Cay lighthouse in the Abacos Islands, Bahamas.
Trevose Head and lighthouse in late evening light, near Padstow, Cornwall, UK. July 2008.  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / Trevose Head and lighthouse in late evening light, near Padstow, Cornwall, UK. July 2008.
Old lighthouse at Spurn Point, Yorkshire, UK  -  Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Old lighthouse at Spurn Point, Yorkshire, UK
Portland Bill Lighthouse and reflections in a rock pool, Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Dorset  -  Adam Burton
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Adam Burton / Portland Bill Lighthouse and reflections in a rock pool, Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Dorset
The light inside a lighthouse at night, South Island, New Zealand.  -  Onne van der Wal
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Onne van der Wal / The light inside a lighthouse at night, South Island, New Zealand.
Pilot Cutter ^Polly Agatha^ sailing past the Needles Lighthouse during Round the Island Race, The British Classic Yacht Club Regatta, Cowes Classic Week, July 2008  -  Rick Tomlinson
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Rick Tomlinson / Pilot Cutter ^Polly Agatha^ sailing past the Needles Lighthouse during Round the Island Race, The British Classic Yacht Club Regatta, Cowes Classic Week, July 2008
Lighthouse at night, Nantucket, USA.  -  Onne van der Wal
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Onne van der Wal / Lighthouse at night, Nantucket, USA.
^Mariquita^ sailing past the Needles Lighthouse during Round the Island Race, The British Classic Yacht Club Regatta, Cowes Classic Week, July 2008  -  Rick Tomlinson
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Rick Tomlinson / ^Mariquita^ sailing past the Needles Lighthouse during Round the Island Race, The British Classic Yacht Club Regatta, Cowes Classic Week, July 2008
Changing the bulb inside the lens of a lighthouse.  -  Onne van der Wal
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Onne van der Wal / Changing the bulb inside the lens of a lighthouse.
Buchanness lighthouse and boats pulled up onto the hard, North East Scotland. Spring 2005.  -  Philip Stephen
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Philip Stephen / Buchanness lighthouse and boats pulled up onto the hard, North East Scotland. Spring 2005.
Portland Bill at dusk, Dorset, UK  -  David Noton
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David Noton / Portland Bill at dusk, Dorset, UK
Close-up of light at Faraman lighthouse, Fresnel lens, Camargue, France  -  Jean E. Roche
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Jean E. Roche / Close-up of light at Faraman lighthouse, Fresnel lens, Camargue, France
Yachts competing in the JPMorgan Round the Island Race with The Needles Lighthouse in the foreground, Isle of Wight, England, UK. 18th June 2005. ^^^Super-maxi ^Maximus^ took line honours finishing th...  -  Barry Bland
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Barry Bland / Yachts competing in the JPMorgan Round the Island Race with The Needles Lighthouse in the foreground, Isle of Wight, England, UK. 18th June 2005. ^^^Super-maxi ^Maximus^ took line honours finishing th...