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Castello Normanno Lighthouse

Castello Normanno Lighthouse (Italian: Faro delCastello Normanno) is an active lighthouse located in Castellammare del Golfo at the northern extremity of the tip of the harbour.

Castello Normanno
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Castello Normanno Lighthouse
Castello Normanno is located in Sicily
Castello Normanno
Castello Normanno
Sicily
Castello Normanno is located in Italy
Castello Normanno
Castello Normanno
Castello Normanno (Italy)
Location Castellammare del Golfo
Sicily
Italy
Coordinates 38°01′51″N 12°52′55″E / 38.030749°N 12.881860°E / 38.030749; 12.881860Coordinates: 38°01′51″N 12°52′55″E / 38.030749°N 12.881860°E / 38.030749; 12.881860
Year first lit 1901
Construction concrete equipment building
Tower shape quadrangular building with lantern atop a mediaeval fortification
Markings / pattern white lantern
Height 4 metres (13 ft)
Focal height 19 metres (62 ft)
Current lens type TD
Light source mains power
Intensity 100 w
Range 10 nautical miles (19 km; 12 mi)
Characteristic Fl (2) W 10s.
Admiralty number E1992
NGA number 9968
Italy number 3182 E.F.
Managing agent Marina Militare[1][2]

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DescriptionEdit

The lighthouse was activated in 1901 and consists of a concrete equipment construction, 4 metres (13 ft) high, atop a mediaeval fortification. The white lantern is positioned on the flat roof of the building at 19 metres (62 ft) above sea level and emits two white flashes in a 10 seconds period, visible up to a distance of 10 nautical miles (19 km; 12 mi). The lighthouse is completely automated, powered by a solar unit and is operated by the Marina Militare with the identification code number 2922 E.F. [2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lighthouses of Italy: Western Sicily". The Lighthouse Directory. Retrieved March 3, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Castello Normanno". Marina Militare. Retrieved March 3, 2018.

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