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Name: Mary Island Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Metlakatla, Alaska, United States

Location: Northeast coast of Mary Island in the Revillagigedo Channel, south of Ketchikan in southeast Alaska.

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Photo: Mike Boucher
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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

Tower Height: 61

Height of Focal Plane: 76

Description of Tower: White, Art Deco, reinforced concrete square tower on roof of fog signal building.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
1937 fog signal building integral to tower.

Earlier Towers?
1903: Octagonal tower on roof of octagonal fog signal building.

Date Established: July 15, 1903

Date Present Tower Built: 1937

Date Automated: 1969

Optics: 1903: Fourth order Fresnel lens; now 250 mm.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Boat or float plane access only.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

Keepers: George Potts (c. 1955)


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