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Sentinels of the North Pacific; the story of Pacific coast lighthouses and lightships.

Author: Jim Gibbs; Binfords & Mort.
Publisher: Portland, Or., Binfords & Mort, 1955.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the history and purpose of lighthouses and describes notable examples around the world, including the building of St. George Reef in Tillamook, Lighthouses in San Diego, San Francisco, Puget Sound, Columbia Coast, and Alaska.
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Gibbs, Jim, 1922-
Sentinels of the North Pacific.
Portland, Or., Binfords & Mort, 1955
(OCoLC)602560111
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Gibbs; Binfords & Mort.
OCLC Number: 1170804
Description: 232 pages illustrations 23 cm
Contents: When lights were low --
Building St. George Reef and Tillamook --
Lighthouses Golden Gate to San Diego --
Lighthouses San Francisco Bay to Crescent City --
Guardians of the Oregon Coast --
Buoys, horns, and tenders --
Lighthouses of the Washington coast --
Lights of Juan de Fuca Strait and Puget Sound --
Lightship ho! --
Watchdogs of the British Columbia Coast --
Lighting Alaska's waterways

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Examines the history and purpose of lighthouses and describes notable examples around the world, including the building of St. George Reef in Tillamook, Lighthouses in San Diego, San Francisco, Puget Sound, Columbia Coast, and Alaska.

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