Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

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    While on vacation on Carolina's Outer Banks recently, I snapped a photo of the lighthouse at Hatteras. There are three other lighthouses (Currituck Beach, Ocracoke and Bodie Island) in the area but the lighthouse at Cape Hatteras is the most impressive. It is the tallest lighthouse in the United States. When I was much younger, I climbed the stairs inside to go to the top and see the lens of the lighthouse but I decided against it this time around. Besides, it was 100 degrees outside! If you are ever in the area, check it out. You won't be disappointed.
     
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    you dont know shit about lighthouses....just about being big with you isnt it?
    each of those lighthouses is special in its own way....damn i hate tourist
     
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    currituck has a fresnel lens (google it)

    so does bodie...

    ocracoke is the oldest of the nc lighthouse....


    o why do i even type to you?

    *makes disgusted noise*
     
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    i guess you know they moved the hatteras lighthouse back from the beach? assuming you got out of your car...
     
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    ???????????? Air quality poor in the mountains today, bones?
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYDxd5Kn-p0]YouTube - Ocracoke Lighthouse Video Tour[/ame]

    da man says that is a nice pic and that you had no way of knowing you were gonna hit my pet peeve du jour....i love the lighthouses....

    he is still amazed i will haul my fat ass up one....
     
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    no....you just hit my pet peeve...did you go see the others...the lighthouse are each so special in their own way hatterus is just the best known i think...

    my favorite is currituck, i like the wild ponies and all
     
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    they are closing two for repairs this summer...ocracoke and bodie i think....
     
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    there are a total of 7 lighthouses in nc...we are very proud and protective of them
     
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    I remember hearing that some years ago. I was at another messageboard with someone named Hatteras. She was a big lighthouse fanatic. It was always fun hearing little factoids about them
     

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