Milnerton Lighthouse

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Milnerton Lighthouse[1][2]
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Milnerton Lighthouse
Milnerton Lighthouse is located in Cape Town
Milnerton Lighthouse
Location in Cape Town
Milnerton Lighthouse is located in Western Cape
Milnerton Lighthouse
Milnerton Lighthouse (Western Cape)
Western Cape
South Africa
Coordinates33°52′54.1″S 18°29′16.1″E / 33.881694°S 18.487806°E / -33.881694; 18.487806Coordinates: 33°52′54.1″S 18°29′16.1″E / 33.881694°S 18.487806°E / -33.881694; 18.487806
Year first constructed1960[1][2]
Constructionconcrete tower [1][2]
Tower shapecylindrical with balcony and small lantern[1][2]
Markings / patternwhite tower, red lantern roof[1]
Tower height21 metres (69 ft)[1][2]
Focal height38 metres (125 ft)[1]
Intensity800,000 cd[1][2]
Range25 nautical miles (46 km; 29 mi)[1]
CharacteristicFl (3) W 20s.[2]
Admiralty numberD5910
NGA number113-25976[3]
ARLHS numberSAF-017[4]

The Milnerton Lighthouse, commissioned on 1960-03-10, is located on Table Bay shore in Milnerton, South Africa.[2] Its red sector covers Robben Island.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Lighthouses of South Africa. Portnet. 1991. p. 6. ISBN 0-620-16367-4.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Williams, Harold A. (1993). Southern lights: lighthouses of Southern Africa. Rivonia: William Waterman publications. p. 130. ISBN 0-9583751-1-9.
  3. ^ Milnerton The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved March 22, 2016
  4. ^ Milnerton (Table Bay) Light ARLHS SAF-017, Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society (2008-05-12)

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