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Why is the lighthouse of Alexandria a wonder?
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Why was the Lighthouse of Alexandria considered a wonder?
It is believed that, not only was the lighthouse at Alexandria the tallest lighthouse in the world for its time, but no lighthouse constructed since then has equalled it in height. It employed remarkable technology for the time, and stood for many centruies before being destroyed by a series of earthquakes. ...
Why was the lighthouse of Alexandria called the lighthouse of Alexandria?
Because it was the light for ships that came in, and it was a treasure to the citizens. It was a big tower, so they called it the "Lighthouse of Alexandria", since it was in Alexandria. ...
What was used to build the lighthouse of Alexandria?
What materials were used to build The Lighthouse of Alexandria
What is in the Alexandria lighthouse and What is the purpose?
the lighthouse of Alexandria was made to direct ships away from the shore or to the shore ...
What is one interesting fact about the lighthouse at Alexandria?
It is believed that, not only was the lighthouse at Alexandria the tallest lighthouse in the world for its time, but no lighthouse constructed since then has equalled it in height. ...
Where is the Great Lighthouse at Alexandria located?
The lighthouse of Alexandria ( also known as the Pharos of Alexandria ) was built on the island of Pharos at Alexanria, Egypt. ...
How many times was the lighthouse of Alexandria hit by an earthquake?
There were two earthquakes that had a direct impact on the Lighthouse of Alexandria. ...
Which century did the lighthouse of Alexandria collapse?
The lighthouse of Alexandria collapsed in the 1300s, in the fourteenth century. To be specific, it was 1326. ...
Where is the lighthouse of Alexandria located today?
The lighthouse of Alexandria is now located in the Mediterranian Sea, because it toppled in 1326. It is still somewhat in Alexandria, Egypt, though. ...
Lighthouse of Alexandria who designed it John Freeman?
The Lighthouse of Alexandria was designed by Sostrates of Knidos, around 290 B.C. John Freeman was a 20th century civil engineer. He could not possibly have designed the Lighthouse of Alexandria. ...