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)
Location Milnerton[1][2]
Western Cape
South Africa
Coordinates 33°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 constructed 1960[1][2]
Construction concrete tower [1][2]
Tower shape cylindrical with balcony and small lantern[1][2]
Markings / pattern white tower, red lantern roof[1]
Height 21 metres (69 ft)[1][2]
Focal height 38 metres (125 ft)[1]
Intensity 800,000 cd[1][2]
Range 25 nautical miles (46 km; 29 mi)[1]
Characteristic Fl (3) W 20s.[2]
Admiralty number D5910
NGA number 113-25976[3]
ARLHS number SAF-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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