|Year first constructed||1919|
|Construction||cast iron tower|
|Tower shape||tapered cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern|
|Markings / pattern||white tower and lantern|
|Tower height||33 metres (108 ft)|
|Focal height||40 metres (130 ft)|
|Intensity||5 000 000 CD|
|Range||33 miles (53 km)|
|Characteristic||Fl (4) W 30s.|
Construction was due to be completed in 1914 and a brass sign was commissioned for this date, but due to the First World War the lighthouse was not completed until 1919, although definitely in use before that date, e.g. noted in the log of HMS Himalaya on 19 July 1917. The lighthouse was inaugurated on 4 March 1919. It is a white circular iron tower standing 33m high.
The lighthouse is a tourist attraction for those visiting the area.
- Slangkop Point The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved March 22, 2016
- Raper, Peter E.; Moller, Lucie A.; du Plessis, Theodorus L. (2014). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers. p. 1412. ISBN 9781868425501.
- Media related to Slangkop Lighthouse at Wikimedia Commons
- Video taken from Slangkop Lighthouse on YouTube
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