Lavan Island

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Jazireh-ye Lavan Lighthouse
Lavan Island is located in Iran
Lavan Island
Iran
Location Lavan Island
Iran
Coordinates 26°48′09.1″N 53°21′25.2″E / 26.802528°N 53.357000°E / 26.802528; 53.357000
Foundation concrete base
Construction metal skeletal tower
Tower shape square pyramidal skeletal tower
Focal height 54 metres (177 ft)
Range 15 nautical miles (28 km; 17 mi)
Characteristic Fl (3) W 12s.
Admiralty number D7685
NGA number 28816[1][2]
Lavan Island

Lavan Island (Persian: جزیرهٔ لاوان‎‎) (traditionally known as hidden pearl island or Sheikh Shoeyb island ) is an Iranian island in the Persian Gulf. It has an area of 78 square kilometres (30 sq mi). The island has one of the four major terminals for export of crude oil in Iran alongside Kharg island. Lavan island sits on top of Lavan gas field, containing 9.5 trillion cubic feet (2.7×1011 cubic metres) of gas.[3] Administratively, the island forms part of the Lavan Rural District in Kish District, Bandar Lengeh County, Hormozgan Province. The island is served by Lavan Airport.

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  1. ^ Iran The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 3 October 2016
  2. ^ NGA List of Lights – Pub.112 Retrieved 3 October 2016
  3. ^ http://www.shana.ir/182304-en.html

Coordinates: 26°48′35″N 53°16′8″E / 26.80972°N 53.26889°E / 26.80972; 53.26889