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LeMO: Lebendiges virtuelles Museum Online

LeMO: Lebendiges virtuelles Museum Online

In German. The Deutsches Historisches Museum (German History Museum) and Haus der Geschichte der Budesrepublik Deutschland (Museum of the History of the Federal Republic of Germany) work together to support this site, covering German history of the mid 19th century to the present. The “Living Museum Online” includes articles on historical periods, …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–German History

Yaroslavl Region

Yaroslavl Region

The official website of the Yaroslavl Region of Russia. Offers official administrative, economic, historical, geographic, and cultural information. Special informational sections are geared to tourists and investors. In Russian and English.
Subject: Regional And Country Information–Europe–Russia–Russia Travel And Tourism; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Russia

Fastnet Rock Light – ipl’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

Fastnet Rock Light – ipl2’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

The famous Irish lighthouse, Fastnet Rock Light, was built in 1904 and took 7 years to build. It is located in the Irish Sea near Cape Clear Island and is approximately 4.5 miles from Irish mainland. “It is the first light seen by all ships inbound from the Americas, and the last light seen by thousands of emigrants heading to the New World.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Neist Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Neist Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Located in Glendale, Scotland, U.K., Neist Point Light was built in 1909 and automated in 1986. “This 62 foot tall, white conical tower and attaching buildings are located on the western-most point of the Isle of Skye. Its focal plane is 141 feet above sea level and it has a range of 16 nautical miles. It is accessible by boat, helicopter or a 45 m …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

The Oktoberfest Website

The Oktoberfest Website

In English or German. This site has everything you ever wanted to know about Oktoberfest in Munich. Includes a gallery of pictures.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–Germany Travel & Tourism; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–German Social Life & Customs

Killantringan Light- ipl’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

Killantringan Light- ipl2’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

The Killantringan Light was built in 1900. It replaced the Portpatrick Light. Killantringan Light resides in Portpatrick, Scotland in the Irish Sea. “This 72 foot tall, white conical tower has an elevation 161 feet above sea level. Its light shines 25 miles out into the North Channel along the southwest coast of Scotland.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Hook Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

Hook Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

“This massive tower, located at the tip of Hook Head at the entrance to Waterford Harbour, was built around 1172 and even today remains in excellent condition.” Hook Head is located in the Irish Sea in Churchtown, Co Wexford, Ireland. This Light has an eccentric history including, functioning as a monastery and as a hub for counterfeit money. Hook …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Galley Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

Galley Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

The Galley Head Light is located in the Irish Sea “on the southern tip of a headland known as Dundeady Island” in Castlefreke, Co Cork, Ireland. The lighthouse was built in 1878. It became electric in 1969 and fully automated in 1979. “The tower is 69 feet high and sits at the edge of a sheer cliff in a well-designed compound.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Howth Light – ipl’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

Howth Light – ipl2’s Lighthouse: A Photographic Journey

The Howth Light is situated in the Irish Sea in Howth, Co Dublin, Ireland and was built in 1818. “This light is located on the pier-head in Howth Harbour on the northern shore of Howth Head… Howth Harbour was modernized in the early 1980’s and a modern tower built at the end of the East Pier Extension.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Ducannon North Rear Range Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Ducannon North Rear Range Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This harbour light was originally built at Roche’s Point in 1817. It was felt to be too small for that location, so it was dismantled and re-built at Duncannon. It is located three miles north of the entrance to Waterford Harbour on the Wexford shore. Along with the Duncannon Fort Light (Front Range) it forms a pair of range lights (leading lights …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Dun Laoghaire West Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Dun Laoghaire West Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located at the end of the West Pier of Dun Laoghaire Harbour. It and the East Pier Light were built to guide into the harbour ships that were waiting to get into the Port of Dublin. In 1909 a fog horn was added to this station at the request of the London North-Western Railway. In 1949 the Principal Keeper from the East Pier Light mo …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Dun Laoghaire East Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Dun Laoghaire East Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located at the end of the East Pier of Dun Laoghaire Harbour. It and the West Pier Light were built to guide into the harbour ships that were waiting to get into the Port of Dublin. When this light became a three-keeper station in 1949, the Principal Keeper moved into the dwelling of the unmanned West Pier Light, and the two assistan …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Duncannon Fort Front Range Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Duncannon Fort Front Range Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located in Duncannon Fort three miles north of the entrance to Waterford Harbour on the Wexford shore. Along with the Duncannon North Light (Rear Range) it forms a pair of range lights (leading lights) guiding ships over the bar of Duncannon.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Dunmore East Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Dunmore East Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located on the Waterford shore on the pier-head directly across the entrance to Waterford Harbour from the Hook Head tower. Its fluted Doric column and cast-iron lattice balcony make it unique among Irish lighthouses. It used oil lamps until 1922 when it was converted to acetylene. In 1964 it was converted to electricity.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Poolbeg Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Poolbeg Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Poolbeg Light is located in Dublin County Dublin, Ireland and “was built in 1768.” The “light sits at the end of the South Wall of the Port of Dublin which extends from Ringsend nearly four miles out into Dublin Bay. The original tower was built in 1768 and was re-built in 1820. The color of the tower has changed over the years from white to black …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Roche’s Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Roche’s Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Roche’s Point Light was built in 1835 and is located “at the site of an old watch tower at the entrance to Cork Harbor,” Ireland. “It replaced a smaller tower that had been built in 1817 but deemed too small for this location.” The “light stands 49 feet high and is 105 feet above high water.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Portpatrick Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Portpatrick Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Portpatrick Light is located “at the harbor entrance in Portpatrick on the North Channel along the southwest coast of Scotland.” It was built in 1836 and decommissioned in 1900 “when the Killantringan Light became operational.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Old Wicklow Head Lights – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Old Wicklow Head Lights – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Old Wicklow Head Lights are located in Wicklow County Wicklow, Ireland. There are two lights, an “upper, or rear, light”, and a “lower, or front, light”. “The rear light was discontinued in 1818 when new lights were built. A new upper light was built very close to the old front light that was torn down. This new upper light was discontinued in …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Youghal Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Youghal Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1852 and electrified in 1964, Youghal Light is placed “on the site of the old Convent of St Anne ‘light tower’ that had been kept burning by the nuns for over 350 years from 1190 to 1542.” The granite tower is 43 feet high and extends “78 feet above high water.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism