This unusual lighthouse, somewhat resembling a small castle, consists of two towers linked by a large two-story dwelling. One tower holds the lantern while the other has panels reflecting a red light to warn of offshore hazards.
Tower Height: 49
Height of Focal Plane: 177
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds; range 20 nautical miles (red sector: 16 nm).
Description of Tower: Two white towers separated by a two-storey dwelling and equipment building.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1892
Date Present Tower Built: 1890-92
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only?
There is no road access to this remote lighthouse. Access by boat is difficult and is said to require a long hike on rough terrain.
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