Groote Kaap

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Groote Kaap
Groote Kaap Lighthouse
Coordinates 52°52′51″N 4°42′53″E / 52.88083°N 4.71472°E / 52.88083; 4.71472
Year first constructed 1966, 1985
Construction steel
Tower shape cylindrical
Markings / pattern red and white
Height 16.8 m
Focal height 31 m above sea level
Range white 11 nautical miles
red and green, 8 nautical miles
ARLHS number NET-077[1]
Netherlands number 1482

Groote Kaap (Great Cape) (also known as the Julianadorp Lighthouse) is a round steel lighthouse painted red with a white light casing on the North Sea coast in the dunes near Julianadorp by the sea, in the municipality of Den Helder. The construction of the tower was completed in 1966. The tower was replaced in 1985.

The tower is 16.8 metres high, and the light has a height of 31 metres above sea level. It is listed with the international number of B0849 and national number of 1482.


  • Visibility in nautical miles: white 11; red and green, 8
  • Light Character: Oc WRG 10s
  • Light source: Halogen, 24V 250W

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  1. ^ "Zanddijk (Large Tower)/ Groote Kaap Light - ARLHS NET-077". World List of Lights (WLOL). Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society. Retrieved 30 July 2011. 

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