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West Sumatra / Tanjung Cukuhbalambing lighthouse

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AKA Vlakken Hoek, Balimbing, Belimbing
Author of the photo: Mikhail Tsyganov

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Album name:mitko / Indonesia
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active
Height of the tower, m:61 Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:63
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):Group flashing, 2 flashes in 10s, flash 0.5s, eclipse 2s, white
Range, nm:20 nm
Any other comments:Obscd 105°-108° by Pulau Batukecil. Racon(B)
Coordinates (in any format):5 55.5499 S 104 33.4637 E
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Date added:Jan 25, 2013
Keywords:Indonesia ; Sumatra ; Lampung ; Indian ocean ; Sunda Strait
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Hans de Graaf   [Jan 26, 2013 at 03:25 PM]
Vlakke Hoek Lighthouse built by the Nederlands Indisch Gouvernement in 1880
Destroyed by tsunami on 27-08-1883 when the Krakatau vulcano in the Strait Sunda exploded.

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