Kashinozaki Lighthouse

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Kashinozaki Lighthouse
Kasino Saki
Kashinozaki Lighthouse is located in Japan
Kashinozaki Lighthouse
Location Kii Ōshima
Kushimoto, Wakayama
Coordinates 33°28′17.9″N 135°51′42.5″E / 33.471639°N 135.861806°E / 33.471639; 135.861806Coordinates: 33°28′17.9″N 135°51′42.5″E / 33.471639°N 135.861806°E / 33.471639; 135.861806
Year first constructed July 8, 1870 (1870-07-08)
Year first lit 1954 (rebuilt)
Construction concrete and stone tower
Tower shape cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern white tower and lantern
Height 14.6 metres (48 ft)
Focal height 47 metres (154 ft)
Original lens Second order Fresnel
Intensity 530,000 Candela
Range 18.5 nautical miles (34.3 km; 21.3 mi)[1]
Characteristic Gp Fl (2) 20s.
Admiralty number M5998
NGA number 6756
ARLHS number JPN-239
Japan number 2889[2]

Kashinozaki Lighthouse (樫野埼灯台 kashinozaki tōdai?) is a lighthouse on the island of Kii Ōshima, which is administered by Kushimoto, Wakayama, Japan.


It was one of the lighthouses designed by Richard Henry Brunton, who was hired by the government of Japan in the Meiji period to help construct lighthouses in Japan to make it safe for foreign ships.

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