Pond Island Light

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Pond Island Light
Pond Island Light Maine 2009.jpg
Pond Island Light is located in Maine
Pond Island Light
Location Kennebec River Entrance, Maine
Coordinates 43°44′24.13″N 69°46′13.09″W / 43.7400361°N 69.7703028°W / 43.7400361; -69.7703028Coordinates: 43°44′24.13″N 69°46′13.09″W / 43.7400361°N 69.7703028°W / 43.7400361; -69.7703028
Year first constructed 1821
Year first lit 1855 (current structure)
Automated 1963
Foundation Granite blocks
Construction Brick
Tower shape Cylindrical Tower
Markings / pattern White
Focal height 52 feet (16 m)
Original lens 5th order Fresnel lens
Current lens 9.8 inches (250 mm)
Range 9 nautical miles (17 km; 10 mi)
Characteristic Iso W 6s
Fog signal HORN: 2 every 30s
USCG number 1-6025[1][2][3]
Pond Island and Light with Seguin Light in the background

Pond Island Light is a lighthouse at the mouth of the Kennebec River, Maine. It was first established in 1821 on Pond Island (one of several in Maine) at the mouth of the Kennebec. The present structure was built in 1855.

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