As useful as a lighthouse in the daytime

Mouille Point lighthouse is the oldest solid lighthouse on the South African coast. First lit on 12 April 1824. Originally it was lit by Argand lamps burning whale oil. Its height was extended in 1865 increasing its range from 6 to 22 nautical miles. In 1926, it was augmented by a foghorn, but thankfully that is only used when it’s foggy.

     Aperture: ƒ/14 Camera: Canon EOS 20D Focal length: 85mm ISO: 200 Shutter speed: 1/500s
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