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Irish Lighthouses

Author : Sharma Krauskopf
ISBN : 0762709448
Genre : Travel
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This book contains illuminating text and splendid color photographs of 30 of Ireland's finest, most historic lights. Also included are a locator map of Irish lights, a list of lights by date of establishment, and a glossary of terms.
Category: Travel

The Migration Of Birds

Author : Richard Manliffe Barrington
ISBN : HARVARD:32044106209588
Genre : Birds
File Size : 83.71 MB
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For The Safety Of All

Author : Michael Farrelly
ISBN : STANFORD:36105121830918
Genre : Travel
File Size : 60.20 MB
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The Lighthouses Of Ireland

Author : Richard M. Taylor
ISBN : 1903464595
Genre : Travel
File Size : 90.77 MB
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Richard Taylor was a lighthouse technician for 44 years during which he visited and worked on all 86 Irish lighthouses. He is uniquely qualified to write this personal history-cum-guide. He describes the lighthouses and their history and captures the
Category: Travel

Lighthouses Of Europe

Author : Thomas Ebelt
ISBN : 9781472958754
Genre : Travel
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Europe has over 40,000 miles of coastline, stretching from the icy black waters of the Baltic to the deceptively serene Mediterranean. With many of Europe's countries bordering a sea, the need for lighthouses has spanned much of the continent for centuries. Lighthouses hold a perennial fascination for many of us - an indicator of danger, a beacon of the sea, laced with history and romance and a magnet for coastal walkers and visitors. Photographer Thomas Ebelt was charged with capturing beautiful imagery of the most stunning lighthouses for a lavish calendar, but on his journeys along Europe's coasts he found enough outstanding structures and dramatic landscapes to fill a calendar every year for a decade or more. This book is a collection of his finest photographs, from Poland and Estonia, via Iceland, around Scotland and England, and towards Malta and Sicily. Each lighthouse is accompanied by illuminating text about their history and construction. Specifications boxes provide information on position, identification features, height of the tower, height of the light, range and year of construction.
Category: Travel

A Biographical Dictionary Of Civil Engineers In Great Britain And Ireland

Author : A. W. Skempton
ISBN : 072772939X
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Intended as a valuable biographical reference work on the lives, works and careers of individuals engaged in the practice of civil engineering, this volume looks specifically at those whose careers began before 1830. Beginning with what little is known of the lives of engineers such as John Trew who practised in the Tudor period, the background, training and achievements of engineers over the following 250 years are described by specialist authors, many of whom have spent a lifetime researching the history of civil engineering. This book will be of particular interest to historians of all disciplines and of great value to engineers involved in restoration work for whom an authoritative source of information on the engineers who designed public works over 300 years will be available for the first time.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Bright Light White Water

Author : Bill Long
ISBN : 1874597642
Genre : History
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A history of Irish lighthouses and their people.
Category: History

Lighthouses Of Ireland

Author : Kevin M. McCarthy
ISBN : 1561641316
Genre : History
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-- Thousands of Irish Americans travel to Ireland each year to explore the land of their ancestors-- Touring the island's lighthouses is a fascinating way to see the whole island and learn the country's history-- Eighty lighthouses under the authority of the Commissioners of Irish Lights dot the 2,000 miles of Irish coastline-- Thirty of the most interesting lights are featured with detailed histories and fullcolor paintings by noted maritime artist William Trotter-- For Irish Americans as well as history and lighthouse buffs
Category: History

Ireland S Lighthouses

Author : John Eagle
ISBN : 1848890249
Genre : Photography
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Brings together the photographs with informative text on the lighthouses of Ireland.
Category: Photography