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The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. This is a very impressive lighthouse, overlooking the outerbanks.
As any lighthouse, in the entry to it there are the exact coordinates of it. However in this case, there are two listings: old coordinates and new coordinates. The explanation is almost as amazing as the view from the top of it: it was moved!
I can't remember when exactly it was, but due to erosion of the bank the lighthouse was "getting too close to the water for its own good" and there was a danger it would fall. So instead of giving up on it (as there are electronic markers in the water anyway), they decided to move it. They built an underground rail, and somehow moved this intire huge building to a "drier" spot, so now it stands safly again in the midst of a most beutiful park. The rail is still there for people to see...

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Additional Photos by Liora Tzur (Liora) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1152 W: 142 N: 323] (1857)
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