Friday, August 8, 2008

Four Lighthouse - France

Surprises are always great, specially when they come from someone special! This card is from Valerie "octabis" and it shows a storm over the Four Lighthouse in Brittany.
Merci Valerie, you're a star ;)

"1874. Active; focal plane 28 m (92 ft); five white flashes every 15 s. 28 m (92 ft) round stone tower with lantern and gallery mounted on a square base. Lighthouse unpainted; lantern painted black. Fog horn (five blasts, in a 3+2 pattern, every 60 s). The lighthouse marks the northern entrance to the Chenal du Four, the shipping route between the Île d'Ouessant and the mainland. Located on a waveswept rock about 4 km (2.5 mi) west of Argenton. Accessible only by boat." - in: http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/lighthouse/fns.htm

1 comment:

valerie said...

I love your blog, i'm learning facts about cards i send you ;)