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Name: Shaker Island Light  

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Also known as: Shedwan or Shadwan Light

Also known as: Jazirat Shakir Light

Nearest Town or City:
Hurghada, , Egypt

Location: Red Sea, near the mouth of the Gulf of Suez.

Managing Organization:
Egyptian Authority for Maritime Safety

Height of Focal Plane: 121

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 20 seconds, visible for 22 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White round stone tower with a black band, white dwelling with black stripes.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1889

Date Present Tower Built: 1889

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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