The Belle Tout lighthouse survived near the edge of a cliff for over 150 years shining light visible for 20 miles.A few years back 20 of the 30 feet of cliff protecting the lighthouse suddenly crumbled, leaving only a few meters between the structure and its destruction on the rocks far below. Unwilling to give up on the building, its owner chose to move it instead and after five months of construction and structural preparation managed a miraculous slide of this 125-ton structure 17m to save it
Casablanca Lighthouse, Morocco - This weeks Travel Pinspiration
The Shot: The lighthouse at Pigeon Point is one of the tallest lighthouses in the United States at 115 feet tall and is approximately 50 miles south of San Francisco along a rugged stretch of coast in San Mateo County. Saturday night was the 138th anniversary lighting of its first-order Fresnel lens which is comprised of 1,008 prisms. This lens is massive, standing 16 feet tall and 6 feet in diameter while weighing 8,000 lbs.37.181667,-122.393889
Stewart Mitchell: Angry seas, Aberdeen, Scotland. "At the outer breakwater of Aberdeen Harbour, the waves from the south-easterly, October gale pound the lighthouse in dramatic fashion."