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For the Doctor Who serial, see Ghost Light. Main article: History of Doctor Who Doctor Who first appeared on BBC television at 5:15 p. ... For the Doctor Who serial, see Ghost Light A ghost light is any one of many unusual visual phenomena that appear in specific areas around the world. ...



A ghost light is any one of many unusual visual phenomena that appear in specific areas around the world. There is no single explanation for what causes ghost lights, but possible causes are mirages, refracted light from automobile headlights, swamp gas, ball lightning, St. Elmo's Fire, Will o' the wisp or the piezoelectric effect from underground quartz crystals. A road mirage, a type of inferior mirage A mirage, derived from the Latin mirari, meaning to be astonished, is an optical phenomenon which often occurs naturally. ... Natural gas rig Natural gas (commonly refered to as gas in many countries) is a gaseous fossil fuel consisting primarily of methane. ... Ball Lightning Ball lightning is a natural phenomenon associated with thunderstorms and takes the form of a long-lived, glowing, floating object, as opposed to the short-lived arcing between two points seen in common lightning. ... St. ... A will o the wisp or ignis fatuus (fools fire) is a ghostly light sometimes seen at night or in twilight hovering over damp ground in still air. ... Piezoelectricity is the ability of certain crystals to produce a voltage when subjected to mechanical stress. ...


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Min Min Light is an unexplained light seen in central Australia. ... Hessdalen Lights are unexplained lights (called ghost lights) usually seen in Hessdalen, Norway. ... The Baie Chaleur Fireship is a form of ghost light, an unusual visual phenomenon, frequently seen in Canadas Chaleur Bay. ... The Naga fireballs (Thai บั้งไฟพญานาค, bangfai payanak) are a phenomenon seen in Nong Khai province, Isan, Thailand and Laos, in which glowing balls rise from the Mekong river. ... State nickname: The Natural State Other U.S. States Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Governor Mike Huckabee (R) Senators Blanche Lincoln (D) Mark Pryor (D) Official languages English Area 137,732 km² (29th)  - Land 134,856 km²  - Water 2,876 km² (2. ... State nickname: The Show Me State Other U.S. States Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City (largest metropolitan area is Saint Louis) Governor Matt Blunt (R) Senators Kit Bond (R) Jim Talent (R) Official languages English Area 69,709 mi²; 180,693 km² (21st)  - Land 68,898 mi²; 178... State nickname: Tar Heel State; Old North State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley (D) Senators Elizabeth Dole (R) Richard Burr (R) Official languages English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ... State nickname: The Show Me State Other U.S. States Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City (largest metropolitan area is Saint Louis) Governor Matt Blunt (R) Senators Kit Bond (R) Jim Talent (R) Official languages English Area 69,709 mi²; 180,693 km² (21st)  - Land 68,898 mi²; 178... The Spooklight (or Hornet Spooklight or Devils Promenade) is a mysterious phenomenon seen on the border between southwestern Missouri and northeastern Oklahoma west of the small town of Hornet, Missouri. ... ... The Marfa Lights or the Marfa Mystery Lights are unexplained lights usually seen on Mitchell Flat east of Marfa, Texas of the United States. ... State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner (D) Senators John Warner (R) George Allen (R) Official languages English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7. ...

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Investigation of the Anson Ghost Light (1458 words)
Ghost hunters frequent Anson in search of the “Lights of Anson”, a phenomenon that appears at the Mt. Hope Cemetery and is featured in the book Ghosts in the Graveyard by Olyve Hallmark Abbot and in Texas Monthly.
Local myth says that this light is the ghost of a mother carrying a lantern looking for her missing child.
Later it was determined that the light only appeared on the left hand side of the road, as viewed from the crossroads but seemed to be completely invisible to someone standing down by the cemetery.
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