Photo credit: Charles Anderson

What you’re seeing above is a frozen Cape Cleveland Lighthouse. The circular tower is 6.7-meters from base to lantern and is topped by an iron lantern room with a copper cupola, painted red. The lantern room is surrounded by a cantilevered iron balcony, supported on brackets, with simple iron railing. Bored Panda says, “Ancient mariners were often guided home by bonfires built on hilltops, which were later elevated and evolved into lighthouses.” Continue reading for more.

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