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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)
LocationCastellammare del Golfo
Sicily
Italy
Coordinates38°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 lit1901
Constructionconcrete equipment building
Tower shapequadrangular building with lantern atop a mediaeval fortification
Markings / patternwhite lantern
Tower height4 metres (13 ft)
Focal height19 metres (62 ft)
Current lenstype TD
Light sourcemains power
Intensity100 w
Range10 nautical miles (19 km; 12 mi)
CharacteristicFl (2) W 10s.
Admiralty numberE1992
NGA number9968
Italy number3182 E.F.
Managing agentMarina 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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