The lighthouse, a tower with a bright light at the top, was used by our ancestors to guide ships in navigating the seas especially at night. Though not as relevant today as it was in the past, many countries still make use of lighthouses, while others treat them as tourist spots since they are, after all, part of our history.
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During the premodern era, lighthouses functioned as an entrance marker guiding mariners to ports. The earliest practice was done by placing a fire on top of a platform to improve the visibility, especially at night.
The most famous lighthouse structure was the Pharos of Alexandria, which was constructed during the 280 BC by the Greeks, but this tower collapsed during an earthquake many centuries later.
The still-standing Tower of Hercules in Spain, which is believed to have existed since the 2nd century and is thought to be modeled after the one in Alexandria, provides evidence on how ancient lighthouses were constructed.
The modern era of lighthouses began in the 18th century, and the advancement in structural engineering and new and efficient lighting equipment allowed for the creation of larger and more powerful lighthouses. With this, the function of lighthouses shifted toward the provision of a visible warning against hazards such as rocks, reefs, or other ships.
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