Cape of Rodon

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Kep i Rodonit Lighthouse
Cape of Rodon
Cape of Rodon is located in Albania
Cape of Rodon
Location Cape of Rodon
Coordinates 41°35′15.3″N 19°26′41.1″E / 41.587583°N 19.444750°E / 41.587583; 19.444750
Year first constructed 1884 (first)
Year first lit 2007 (current)
Foundation concrete base
Construction metal lamp post
Tower shape cylindrical lamp post
Markings / pattern grey metal post with light atop
Height 3 metres (9.8 ft)
Focal height 40 metres (130 ft)
Light source solar power
Range 8 nautical miles (15 km; 9.2 mi)[1]
Characteristic Fl (2) W 10s.
Admiralty number E3705
NGA number 14296
ARLHS number ALB-016[2]

The Cape of Rodon or Cape of Skanderbeg (Albanian: Kepi i Rodonit or Kepi i Skenderbeut) is a rocky cape on the Adriatic Sea north of Durrës, Albania.[3] On the Cape is the Rodoni Castle, built by Skanderbeg in 1463.[4] and a Saint Anthony Church. Further south in the bay between the cape and Rrushkull Reserve there exist several beach resorts like Fshati Turistik Lura while Lalzit Bay Resort is under construction.


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  1. ^ List of Lights, Pub. 113, The West Coasts of Europe and Africa, the Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea and Azovskoye More (Sea of Azov) (PDF). List of Lights. United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 2015. 
  2. ^ "Albania". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 6 April 2017. 
  3. ^ Geonames. "GeoNames Fulltextsearch : kepi i rodonit". Retrieved 7 November 2010. 
  4. ^ Tauleda. "Kalaja e Skenderbeut, Kepi i Rodonit". Retrieved 7 November 2010. 

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Coordinates: 41°35′3″N 19°26′59″E / 41.58417°N 19.44972°E / 41.58417; 19.44972