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Howland Island / Amelia Earhart light


Constructed 1937
Destroyed by Japan forces in 1942
Restored in 1963 as day beacon
Photo made after 1942
Photo from US Coast Guard site

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Album name:mitko / Other US overseas territories
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Day beacon
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):1937
Height of the tower, m:6
Coordinates (in any format):0 48.3449 N 176 37.1397 W
Displayed:401 times
Date added:May 11, 2012
Keywords:Howland Island ; United States ; Pacific ocean ; Historic
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