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Old Minot Light

The first Minot Light: No photographs of the original structure exist that I am aware of, but there are some depictions, and it looked something like this: Realizing the danger that the great number of rocks surround Cohasset Harbor and … Continue reading

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Picture of the week: Wave crashing over Minot Light

Minot light getting pounded by huge surf in the storm of December 14th, 2013. Offshore buoys recorded wave heights of over twenty feet this morning.

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Picture (s) of the week: Views of Minot Light at Dusk

Below are several evening photos of Minot Light off the coast of Scituate and Cohasset. Minot light at dusk, as seen from the Cohasset shores: ¬†Moonrise over Minot Light: Minot light as seen from due west, with the moon high … Continue reading

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Lighthouses along Massachusetts Bay

Lighthouses: These iconic nautical landmarks have served an important purpose for hundreds of years. While that purpose has been somewhat obscured by modern nautical technology driven by satellites, lighthouses are still quite relevant and useful to mariners of all skill … Continue reading

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A calm summer day at Minot Light

Yesterday was a calm and bright day off the coast of Boston’s South Shore. The seas around Minot light are very calm in this photo, which is a contrast to how rough they often get during a storm: Its hard … Continue reading

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Sunrise over Minot Light

This morning’s clear skies to the east made for a good sunrise photo opportunity. The subject was Minot Light and the rocks off Black Rock Beach in Cohasset. From this location, Minot Light is almost due East, as is the … Continue reading

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The Gloucester wind mills visible all the way from Scituate

A great perspective of the expanse of Massachusetts Bay: Yesterday, the three new wind turbines recently put up in Gloucester were visible all the way from Scituate! Here is a photo of them, with Minot Light and Scituate Glades in … Continue reading

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Photos from the Blizzard of 2013

The blizzard that hit New England on February 8th-10th was one of the most severe in years and was particularly hard on the coast. Reported wind gusts were >60mph and wave heights as reported by NOAA buoy 44013 (located 16NM … Continue reading

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Black Rock Beach and Straits Pond

Black Rock beach is a stretch of shoreline that lies just South of Boston Harbor, reaching around the outer side of South Hull and reaching into North Cohasset. The beach is named for the Black Rocks- two small islands lying … Continue reading

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Minot Light and Cohasset Harbor

The trip from Boston Harbor to Cohasset Cove should take less than an hour in calm sea conditions. This is a small but beautiful harbor inlet between North Scituate and the South side of the town of Cohasset. To the … Continue reading

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