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Tulum Ruins Mexico - Sandy Beach
This is the picturesque sandy beach at the Tulum Ruins. The ruins are located in the Mayan Riviera of Mexico. The Tulum Castle can be seen above the beach.
Cape Florida Lighthouse on Key Biscayne.
Photo of the Cape Florida Lighthouse. Located in Bill Baggs State Park on Key Biscayne Island.
|Photo Specific Links:||Cape Florida Lighthouse History|
| ||From site: The Cape Florida lighthouse is one of the most celebrated landmarks owned by the State of Florida.|
Key Biscayne - Cape Florida Early Landowners
A display at Key Biscayne National Park, showing the early landowners of Key Biscayne.
|Photo Specific Links:||History of real estate on Key Biscayne|
| ||From site: Pedro Fornells was granted 175 cultivable acres on Key Biscayne by the Spanish government in 1805, and the land sat largely untouched until almost 20 years later when an heir of the Fornell family sold the tract of land to Mary Ann Davis, a London born American woman, for $100. |
|Beaches Gallery Links:||Beach - wikipedia|
|from site: A beach is a geological landform along the shoreline of an ocean or lake. It usually consists of loose particles which are often composed of rock, such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, waves or cobblestones. The particles of which the beach is composed can sometimes instead have biological origins, such as shell fragments or coralline algae fragments.|
|Lighthouses Gallery Links:||History of Lighthouses on Wikipedia|
|from site: Ancient Roman lighthouses are among the best preserved, and best known examples of lighthouses from Ancient History. A famous example is the Tower of Hercules in A Coruña, Spain, and there is another at Dover, England which still stands to about half its original height. It must be remarked that lighthouses existed since the Hellenistic period, but it is mainly the Roman ones which have survived. |
|The History of Lighthouses|
|from site: In early time people set fires at the edge of the water to warn boats of dangerous rocks and shores. The Egyptians were the first people to build lighthouses to use light to guide ships. In Egypt in 283 the Egyptians completed the tallest lighthouse ever built. It guided ships for over 1,500 years and stood 900 feet tall. Lighthouses were also constructed by the Phoenicians, Greeks, and the Romans.|
|Key Biscayne Links:||Key Biscayne Village - wikipedia|
|Key Biscayne is a village in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States on the island of Key Biscayne|
|Key Biscayne National Park Links:||Key Biscayne - wikipedia|
|Key Biscayne is an island located in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, between the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay.|
|United States Links:||United States - Wikipedia|
|from site: The United States of America (also referred to as the United States, the U.S., the USA, or America) is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district.|
|USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal|
|Official government site for the United States|
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