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Kent-Broadstairs / North Foreland Lighthouse (2)

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Built in 1732, to replace an older tower, she was half as high as now. The upper part was placed in 1793. She's a twin tower to South Foreland.

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Album name:Hans de Graaf / England
Rating (4 votes):55555(Show details)
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):1732
Height of the tower, m:26 Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:57
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):Group flashing, 5 flashes, period 20s, 181-200 red1, 200-11 white, 11-94 no light, 94-150 white, 150-181 red2
Range, nm:white 19 nm, red1 15 nm, red2 16 nm
Any other comments:Tower. Visually conspicuous.
Coordinates (in any format):51 22.4915 N 1 26.7002 E
Displayed:143 times
Date added:May 12, 2012
DateTime Original:2005:08:16 10:41:12
Keywords:England ; United Kingdom ; North Sea
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