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Name: Jabal at Tair Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Jabal at Tayr Light

Also known as: Jabal al-Tayr Light

Nearest Town or City:
As Salif, , Yemen

Location: About 40 miles west of Kamaran Island, Red Sea.

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Managing Organization:
Yemen Ports Authority

Jabal at Tair was the scene of a volcanic eruption in late September and early October 2007. We'd appreciate getting some information on the status of the lighthouse after the eruption.

Tower Height: 65

Height of Focal Plane: 531

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds, visible for 17 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White metal tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1903: White and black checkered round metal tower on a square dwelling. (Still standing?)

Date Established: 1903

Date Present Tower Built: 1989

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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