Climbing up to the lighthouse

Climbing up to the lighthouse

Bishop Rock lighthouse	Isles of Scilly	the world's smallest island with a building on it		UK	49.873333,-6.444722

Bishop Rock lighthouse Isles of Scilly the world's smallest island with a building on it UK 49.873333,-6.444722

Bishop Rock holds the Guinness Book of World Records title of smallest island in the world. A lighthouse, built in 1858, is the only thing that stands on this tiny island off the coast of Britain. The first lighthouse was washed away before it could be completed. The rocks rise sheer from a depth of 45m and are exposed to the full force of the Atlantic Ocean making this one of the most hazardous and difficult sites for the building of a lighthouse. It was converted to automatic operation in…

Bishop Rock holds the Guinness Book of World Records title of smallest island in the world. A lighthouse, built in 1858, is the only thing that stands on this tiny island off the coast of Britain. The first lighthouse was washed away before it could be completed. The rocks rise sheer from a depth of 45m and are exposed to the full force of the Atlantic Ocean making this one of the most hazardous and difficult sites for the building of a lighthouse. It was converted to automatic operation in…

St Agnes lighthouse Isles of Scilly.  Many a delicious lobster eaten here in the days when it was a Good Food Guide restaurant.

St Agnes lighthouse Isles of Scilly. Many a delicious lobster eaten here in the days when it was a Good Food Guide restaurant.

Penninis Lighthouse, Isle of Scilly, Cornwall Current lighthouse built: 1911 Geographic Position: 49° 54’.2 N 06° 18’.2 W

Penninis Lighthouse, Isle of Scilly, Cornwall Current lighthouse built: 1911 Geographic Position: 49° 54’.2 N 06° 18’.2 W

The Scilly naval disaster of 1707 is an umbrella term for the events of 22 October 1707 that led to the sinking of a British naval fleet off the Isles of Scilly. With four large ships and more than 1,400 sailors lost in stormy weather, it was one of the worst maritime disasters in the history of the British Isles. It was later determined that the main cause of the disaster was the navigators' inability to accurately calculate their positions.

The Scilly naval disaster of 1707 is an umbrella term for the events of 22 October 1707 that led to the sinking of a British naval fleet off the Isles of Scilly. With four large ships and more than 1,400 sailors lost in stormy weather, it was one of the worst maritime disasters in the history of the British Isles. It was later determined that the main cause of the disaster was the navigators' inability to accurately calculate their positions.

Lighthouse, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, Off Cornwall, United Kingdom

Lighthouse, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, Off Cornwall, United Kingdom

lighthouse on St Agnes, Isles of Scilly

lighthouse on St Agnes, Isles of Scilly

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