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Name: West Schouwen Lighthouse  

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Also known as: Haamstede Lighthouse

Also known as: Wester-Schouwen Lighthouse

Nearest Town or City:
Haamstede, , Netherlands

Location: Zeeland Province, south coast of Netherlands.

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Photo: Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Min. of Traffic, Public Works & Water Management

This lighthouse's lantern was replaced in 1979. The old lantern is now on display at the harbormaster's office in Burghsluis.

Tower Height: 164

Height of Focal Plane: 190

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white (2+1) 15 sec., visible for 30 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Conical stone tower with red and white diagonal

This light is operational

Date Established: 1840

Date Present Tower Built: 1840

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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