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North Sea / Suffolk / Orford Ness Lighthouse (High 3)

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Built in 1793.
Orford Ness low was built in the same year and abandoned in 1887, the sea took her.
The lighthouse stands on a 10 miles long spit, between the sea and the river Alde. The spit exists by mercy of the sea, trowing up pebbles (flint) to formate a wall.
Very interresting nature.

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Album name:Hans de Graaf / England
Rating (3 votes):55555(Show details)
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):1792
Height of the tower, m:30 Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:28
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):Light1: Flashing, period 5s, white; Light2: Fixed, 5s, 197-210 red, 38-47 white, 47-107 green, Light3: fixed, 5s, 26-38 red
Range, nm:Light1: 20 nm; Light2: white 17 nm, green 15 nm, red 13 nm; Light3: 12 nm
Any other comments:Racon(T).[0.03-X,0.10-S]. Tower. Visually conspicuous. Lighthouse.
Coordinates (in any format):52 5.0368 N 1 34.4487 E
Displayed:135 times
Date added:Apr 03, 2012
DateTime Original:2012:04:03 16:21:43
Keywords:North Sea ; Suffolk ; England ; United Kingdom
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