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[Aerial view of the The Sanibel Lighthouse Complex at the eastern end of the island]
|Title:||[Aerial view of the The Sanibel Lighthouse Complex at the eastern end of the island].|
|Name(s):||United States Coast Guard, Photographer.|
|Type of Resource:||still image|
|Physical Form:||electronic resource|
|Extent:||1 Photograph :|
|Abstract/Description:||The Sanibel lighthouse complex at the eastern end of the island, looking north into San Carlos Bay. Twin water tanks are visible between the buildings. A cistern which collected rainwater from the roof can be seen beside the western quarters. Its corresponding cistern on the eastern building was destroyed in a 1944 storm. A maintenance shed is beyond the western quarters, and the path to the boathouse/fishing pier is clearly visible. The submarine observation tower, used during World War II to search for enemy submarines, stands in the tidal zone on the island's Point Ybel, as erosion accelerated in the area during this period.|
|Identifier:||SW00001785 (IID), AAB3611^^QF^, 49733 (digitool), fgcu:21882 (fedora)|
Digitized as part of the Digitizing Southwest Florida Heritage Project. This project has been funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services
Title supplied by cataloger.
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2004. Mode of access: World Wide Web. Identifier: SW00001785 Electronic version created 2004, State University System of Florida.
Southwest Florida Library Network in collaboration with the Sanibel Public Library.
Sanibel Island (Fla.) -- History
Captiva Island (Fla.)
Sanibel -- 1263700
Lee County -- 12071
Captiva Island -- 12071
Lighthouse keepers' Quarters
submarine observation tower
|Persistent Link to This Record:||Electronic Resource|
|Use and Reproduction:||Internet distribution rights are extended by the owner of the original to PALMM for use. This image may not be commercially reproduced without permission.|