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Name: Wolf Rock Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Penzance, , United Kingdom

Location: English Channel, southwest of Land's End, Cornwall, England.

Managing Organization:
Trinity House


3300 tons of granite were used to build this tower. This was the first lighthouse of its type to have a helicopter deck constructed at its summit (1973).

Tower Height: 135

Height of Focal Plane: 112

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 15 seconds, visible for 23 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Conical granite tower, helicopter deck on top.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1870

Date Present Tower Built: 1862-1870

Date Automated: 1988

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Keepers: Francis Arthur Coleman (c. late 1800s)

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