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Belem Tower, Guarding the Entrance to Portugal's Global Empire

...net to protect Lisbon Harbor, the hub of Portugal’s trading and naval empire. The tower, above all, served as a fort, lookout, and platform for dozens of heavy-duty cannons pointed out over the Tagus. It was built during Portugal’s golden age of discovery, from 1514 to 1520. It was a...
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Ocracoke Island Lighthouse on the Outer Banks

...post on Krakow’s Rynek Glowny.) I love that the stars showed up even thought it was handheld. Karen Bachman, Insiders’ Guide to North Carolina’s Outer Banks, 30th edition, (Insiders’ Guide, 2009), p.48. ↩ http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=355. ↩ Martha...
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