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Morgan Lewis Windmill

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Monuments

Morgan Lewis Windmill after editing via Yelhispressing

The island of Barbados once boasted one of the two remaining functional sugar windmill  in the world. When I took the original image around 2009/2010, the sails that you may see in pictures on the web did not form part of the structure. If my memory serves me well, I did visit in the off-season for sugar cane cultivation [February through to July].

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Rising Seas Threaten to Swallow These Ten Global Wonders| Helen Thompson

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“Not all of the world’s treasures are kept in museums. Cultural heritage sites—historic cities, monuments and archaeological sites—inspire awe and show the best of humanity throughout time.

Yet cultural heritage sites around the world face a host of impending threats, and perhaps none seems more inevitable than rising seas fueled by melting ice caps. “It’s one of the most dramatic effects of climate change,” says May Cassar, a professor of sustainable heritage at University College London.”




Read more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/rising-seas-threaten-swallow-these-ten-global-wonders-180956646/#omwbsLEYOUVdDEfU.99

Historical: Heritage Doom

Source:Martin McCarthy/iStock) via Smithsonian Magazine