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Aerial View of the The Sanibel Lighthouse Complex

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Summary:
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. 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.
Title: Aerial View of the The Sanibel Lighthouse Complex.
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Name(s): United States Coast Guard
Type of Resource: still image
Issuance: single unit
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 1 black and white photograph
Summary: 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. 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), 49733 (digitool), fgcu:21882 (fedora)
Note(s): Originally digitized by Southwest Florida Library Network as part of the Digitizing Southwest Florida Heritage Project and PALMM Project, 2004 in collaboration with the Sanibel Public Library. Project was 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.
Subject(s): Cisterns
Observation towers
Lighthouses
Lighthouse keepers
Sanibel Island (Fla.) -- History
Sanibel (Fla.)
Captiva Island (Fla.)
Lighthouse keepers' Quarters
submarine observation tower
Sanibel Lighthouse
Held by: Sanibel Public Library, Sanibel Island, Florida
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/ic/SW00001785
Use and Reproduction: All rights reserved. Material may be used only for research, educational, legal and non-commercial purposes, with acknowledgement of DigitalFGCU, Florida Gulf Coast University Library and the Sanibel Public Library.
Owner Institution: FGCU