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Name: Jaga Utara Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Noordwachter Light

Also known as: North Watcher Light

Nearest Town or City:
Tanjungpandan, , Indonesia

Location: On island off SE coast of Sumatra, Java Sea.

Managing Organization:
Indonesian Directorate of Marine Navigation


This is the oldest surviving lighthouse built by the Dutch in the Indies.

Tower Height: 157

Height of Focal Plane: 159

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 11 seconds; range 19 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White 12-sided skeletal tower with integral dwelling at base.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1869

Date Present Tower Built: 1869

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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