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Iconic Gay Head Lighthouse Threatened by Erosion. (Reported byWalter Brooks, "capecodtoday", December 10, 2012)

Dec 10

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Iconic Gay Head Lighthouse threatened by erosion

Beacon on Vineyard's red clay cliffs about to fall into the sea

by Walter Brooks

Gay Head Lighthouse has saved thousands of ships from wrecking on the island shore. Cape Cod TODAY photo.The Globe reports that the historic lighthouse at the Gay Head cliffs on Martha’s Vineyard is in need of urgent action by the federal government to save it from falling nearly 130 feet into the ocean because of the erosion of the red clay cliffs upon which it sits looming over the Atlantic at the western tip of the island.

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