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Name: Daedalus Reef Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Abu el Kizân Light

Nearest Town or City:
Marsa Alam, , Egypt

Location: Red Sea.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Egyptian Authority for Maritime Safety

Tower Height: 98

Height of Focal Plane: 100

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes (2+1) every 12 seconds, visible for 15 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White round stone tower with black bands, attached to a concrete dwelling.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1863: Red, conical metal tower on a concrete base, focal plane height of 61 feet.

Date Established: 1863

Date Present Tower Built: 1931

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Occasionally.

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