Sandbore Caye Light

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Sandbore Caye Lighthouse
Sandbore Caye Lighthouse is located in Belize
Sandbore Caye Lighthouse
Sandbore Caye Lighthouse
Belize
Location Sandbore Caye
Belize
Coordinates 17°27′52″N 87°29′18″W / 17.464382°N 87.488240°W / 17.464382; -87.488240Coordinates: 17°27′52″N 87°29′18″W / 17.464382°N 87.488240°W / 17.464382; -87.488240
Year first constructed 1886 (first)
Year first lit 1931 (second)
Construction metal skeletal tower
Tower shape square pyramidal tower with balcony
Markings / pattern red tower and a white upper band, white balcony
Height 25 metres (82 ft) (current)
20 metres (66 ft) (first)
21 metres (69 ft) (second)
Focal height 25 metres (82 ft) (current)
Light source solar power
Range 17 nautical mile Edit this on Wikidata
Characteristic Fl W 10s.
Admiralty number J5934
NGA number 16288
ARLHS number BLZ-010[1]

Sandbore Caye Lighthouse is a lighthouse located at the north end of the Lighthouse Reef at 74 kilometres (46 mi) from Belize City, Belize.

History[edit]

The station on Sandbore Caye was established in 1886 building the first lighthouse formed by a skeletal tower 20 metres (66 ft) high replaced in 1931 with a similar one higher. The current light has a skeletal square frustum tower with balcony and a focal height of 25 metres (82 ft); it emits a white flash every 10 seconds.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Belize". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved December 22, 2015. 

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