Bari Light

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Punta San Cataldo di Bari
Bari Light 2009.jpg
Bari Light, 2009
Punta San Cataldo di Bari is located in Apulia
Punta San Cataldo di Bari
Punta San Cataldo di Bari
Apulia
Punta San Cataldo di Bari is located in Italy
Punta San Cataldo di Bari
Punta San Cataldo di Bari
Punta San Cataldo di Bari (Italy)
Location Bari
Apulia
Italy
Coordinates 41°08′21″N 16°50′42″E / 41.139116°N 16.845071°E / 41.139116; 16.845071Coordinates: 41°08′21″N 16°50′42″E / 41.139116°N 16.845071°E / 41.139116; 16.845071
Year first constructed 1869
Foundation 2-story masonry keeper's house
Construction stone tower
Tower shape tapered octagonal tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern white tower, gray metallic lantern
Height 205 feet (62 m)[1]
Focal height 218 feet (66 m)[2]
Light source mains power
Range main: 24 nautical miles (44 km; 28 mi)
reserve: 18 nautical miles (33 km; 21 mi)
Characteristic Fl (3) W 20s.
Admiralty number E2232
NGA number 113-10892
ARLHS number ITA-141
Italy number 3706 E.F [3]
Managing agent Marina Militare

Bari Light, also known as Punta San Cataldo Light (Italian: Faro di Punta san Cataldo) is an active lighthouse in Bari, Italy.

Description[edit]

At a height of 205 feet (62 m) it is the seventeenth tallest "traditional lighthouse" in the world.[4] Located in Punta San Cataldo, at the base of the Molo San Cataldo, on the west side of the harbor of Bari, it guides ships to the harbor of Bari.

The site is open, but the tower is closed to the public.

View of the Bari (Punta San Cataldo) lighthouse and close neighborhood













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References[edit]

  1. ^ According to List of Lights. 203 feet (62 m) according to The Lighthouse Directory.
  2. ^ According to List of Lights. 217 feet (66 m) according to The Lighthouse Directory.
  3. ^ Bari Punta San Cataldo Lighthouse Marina Militare
  4. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "The Tallest Lighthouses". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

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