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St. Marks Lighthouse Fresnel lens on display at Visitor Center

The St. Marks NWR Lighthouse lens is currently on display in the Refuge Visitor Center. The Fresnel lens was in the lighthouse from 1867 to 2014. The lens was removed from the lighthouse in November 2014 and was preserved by

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Beautiful winter sunsets

I love the sunsets of summer here in Florida, but I have to admit that winter sunsets have a very special beauty. The sunsets from December to February can be quite remarkable with their vivid red colorsĀ and unusual cloud formations.

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Video of St. Marks NWR Fresnel lens removal

Previously I posted a gallery of images from the Fresnel lens removal at the historic St. Marks Refuge lighthouse. (see previous post) On November 20, 2014 the Fresnel lens was removed from the historic St Marks Refuge lighthouse for the

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Fresnel lens removed from the lighthouse at St. Marks NWR

On November 20, 2014 the Fresnel lens was removed from the historic St Marks Refuge lighthouse for the first time in 147 years for cleaning and preservation. The lens was extracted from the lighthouse by the Ponce de Leon Inlet

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