Kashinozaki Lighthouse

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Kashinozaki Lighthouse
Kashinozaki Lighthouse is located in Japan
Kashinozaki Lighthouse
Location Kii Ōshima, Kushimoto, Wakayama, Japan
Coordinates 33°28′17″N 135°51′43″E / 33.47139°N 135.86194°E / 33.47139; 135.86194
Year first constructed 1870
Year first lit July 8, 1870 (1870-07-08)
Markings / pattern White
Height 14.6 metres (48 ft)
Focal height 47 metres (154 ft)
Original lens Second order Fresnel
Intensity 530,000 Candela
Range 18.5 nautical miles (34.3 km; 21.3 mi)
Characteristic Gp Fl.(2) 20s
Japan number 2889 [F5998]

Kashinozaki Lighthouse (樫野埼灯台 kashinozaki tōdai?) is a lighthouse on the island of Kii Ōshima, which is administered by Kushimoto, Wakayama, Japan.


It was one of the lighthouses designed by Richard Henry Brunton, who was hired by the government of Japan in the Meiji period to help construct lighthouses in Japan to make it safe for foreign ships.