Cape of Rodon

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Cape of Rodon
Cape of Rodon.png
Map of the Cape of Rodon
LocationSouthern Europe
CoordinatesCoordinates: 41°35′3″N 19°26′59″E / 41.58417°N 19.44972°E / 41.58417; 19.44972
Ocean/sea sourcesAdriatic Sea, Mediterranean Sea
Basin countriesAlbania
SettlementsDurrës
Kep i Rodonit Lighthouse
Cape of Rodon
Cape of Rodon is located in Albania
Cape of Rodon
Albania
LocationCape of Rodon
Albania
Coordinates41°35′15.3″N 19°26′41.1″E / 41.587583°N 19.444750°E / 41.587583; 19.444750
Year first constructed1884 (first)
Year first lit2007 (current)
Foundationconcrete base
Constructionmetal lamp post
Tower shapecylindrical lamp post
Markings / patterngrey metal post with light atop
Tower height3 metres (9.8 ft)
Focal height40 metres (130 ft)
Light sourcesolar power
Range8 nautical miles (15 km; 9.2 mi)[1]
CharacteristicFl (2) W 10s.
Admiralty numberE3705
NGA number14296
ARLHS numberALB-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.