Includes extensive details about lighthouse construction, maintenance, and their operation. Jane also discusses the design and placement of various aids to navigation, such as the river and ocean buoys that protect mariners from hidden rocks and ledges, fog signals, and breakwaters that created safe harbors. Loaded with historical information, the book also includes the Nubble, Boon Island, Whaleback, White Island, and Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses.
Author: Jane Molloy Porter
Published: May 1, 2006
7.2 x 1.8 x 10.2 inches, 568 Pages