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Name: Sile Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Sile, , Turkey

Location: Anatolian side of the Strait of Istanbul.

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Photo: Alper Camsari

Managing Organization:
Coastal Safety and Salvage Administration


This lighthouse was built by the French.

Tower Height: 62

Height of Focal Plane: 197

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 15 seconds.

Description of Tower: Octagonal tower with black and white horizontal stripes.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1859

Date Present Tower Built: 1859

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Unknown.

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