Capo di Milazzo

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Capo Milazzo Lighthouse
Cappo di Milazzo Lighthouse.jpg
Capo Milazzo Lighthouse
Capo di Milazzo is located in Sicily
Capo di Milazzo
Location Capo di Milazzo
Coordinates 38°16′13.7″N 15°13′51.4″E / 38.270472°N 15.230944°E / 38.270472; 15.230944Coordinates: 38°16′13.7″N 15°13′51.4″E / 38.270472°N 15.230944°E / 38.270472; 15.230944
Year first constructed 1853 (first)
Year first lit 1891 (current)
Construction concrete tower
Tower shape massive cylindrical tower with four buttresses and lantern
Markings / pattern white tower, grey metallic lantern dome
Height 34 metres (112 ft)
Focal height 90 metres (300 ft)
Current lens type OF
Light source mains power
Intensity 1,000 w
Range main: 16 nautical miles (30 km; 18 mi)
reserve: 12 nautical miles (22 km; 14 mi)
Characteristic L Fl W 6s.
Admiralty number E2042
NGA number 9796
ARLHS number ITA-026
Italy number 3268 E.F.
Managing agent

Marina Militare[1]


Capo di Milazzo is a thin peninsula on the north eastern part of the island of Sicily which extends into the Tyrrhenian Sea towards the Lipari Islands. The town of Milazzo is located on the centre of the peninsula.

Capo di Milazzo, Sicily.

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  1. ^ Capo Milazzo The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 18 August 2016
  2. ^ Capo Milazzo Marina Militare. Retrieved 18 August 2016

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