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Name: Kijkduin Light  

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Also known as: Lange Jaap Lighthouse

Also known as: Den Helder Lighthouse

Nearest Town or City:
Den Helder , , Netherlands

Location: Province of Noord-Holland, northwest coast of the Netherlands.

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Photo: Michel Forand
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Managing Organization:
Min. of Traffic, Public Works & Water Management

This one of the world's tallest cast-iron lighthouses.

Tower Height: 208

Height of Focal Plane: 187

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 20 seconds.

Description of Tower: Conical (16-sided) red cast iron tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1878

Date Present Tower Built: 1878

Optics: First-order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

For information on visiting the lighthouse phone 0223-625544.


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