Créac’h: the most powerful lighthouse in Europe

The Créac’h lighthouse, in Breton Tour-tan ar C’hreac’h (translated as Tour-tan: lighthouse and C’hreac’h: promontory) is a lighthouse in the island of Ouessant, in Brittany, France. It was built in 1863 and is 53 m high. It is located on the north western tip of the island and guides ships in the dangerous and busy stretch of the Atlantic which becomes, from that point, the English Channel. For this reason it is the most powerful in Europe and one of the most powerful in the world, visible up to a…

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#TodayInHistory – August 25

August 25 – Some important events on this day. 325 👉🏼 Council of Nicaea ends with adoption of the Nicene Creed establishing the doctrine of the Holy Trinity 1609 👉🏼 Galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers 1718 👉🏼 Hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans founded 1768 👉🏼 Captain James Cook departs from Plymouth, England, on his first voyage on board the Endeavour, bound for the Pacific Ocean 1804 👉🏼 Alicia Thornton becomes first female jockey in England riding at Knavesmire in Yorkshire 1875 👉🏼 Captain…

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