Auhah Island

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Jazirat Auhah Lighthouse
Auhah Island is located in Kuwait
Auhah Island
Kuwait
Location Auhah Island
Kuwait
Coordinates 29°22′38.9″N 48°26′24.1″E / 29.377472°N 48.440028°E / 29.377472; 48.440028
Foundation concrete base
Construction metal skeletal tower
Tower shape square pyramidal tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern black and white horizontal bands tower
Height 20 metres (66 ft)
Focal height 23 metres (75 ft)
Light source solar power
Range 5 nautical miles (9.3 km; 5.8 mi)
Characteristic Fl (3) W 10s.
Admiralty number D7588
NGA number 29184
Managing agent Middle East Navigation Aids Service [1][2]

Auhah Island is a small island belonging to Kuwait. It is 800 metres (2,625 ft) long by 540 metres (1,772 ft) wide, which corresponds to an area of about 34 hectares (84 acres), and is located 16 km (10 mi) south-east of Failaka Island, and 41 km (25 mi) from Salmiya on the mainland. Apart from a lighthouse and a small heliport, the island is uninhabited.

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  1. ^ Kuwait The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 8 October 2016
  2. ^ NGA List of Lights – Pub.112 Retrieved 8 October 2016

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Coordinates: 29°22′42″N 48°26′24″E / 29.37833°N 48.44000°E / 29.37833; 48.44000