Jeddah Light

Jeddah Light is an observation tower, port control tower and active lighthouse in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. With a height of 431 ft (131.4 m), it "has a credible claim to be the world's tallest light tower".[1] It is located at the end of the outer pier on the north side of the entrance to Jeddah Seaport.[2][3]

Jeddah Light
Jeddah Light(1).jpg
LocationJeddah, Saudi Arabia Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates21°28′07″N 39°08′59″E / 21.4687°N 39.1497°E / 21.4687; 39.1497
Tower
Constructed1990 Edit this on Wikidata
Foundationconcrete
Constructionconcrete and steel tower
Height131.4 m (431 ft) Edit this on Wikidata
Shapecylindrical tower with a spheric observation building with balcony on the top
Markingswhite tower
Light
Focal height137 m (449 ft) Edit this on Wikidata
Range25 nmi (46 km; 29 mi) Edit this on Wikidata
CharacteristicFl(3) W 20s Edit this on Wikidata

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Saudi Arabia". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  2. ^ Jeddah Port Control Tower, Emporis website
  3. ^ List of Lights, Pub. 112: Western Pacific and Indian Oceans Including the Persian Gulf and Red Sea (PDF). List of Lights. United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 2017. p. 544. Listed as "Jiddah".

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