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Name: Round Island Passage Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Mackinaw City, Michigan, United States

Location: Straits of Mackinac, Lake Huron.


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Photo: Jaque Styles

Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

Notes:
This active light is located off the south side of Mackincac Island.

Tower Height: 60

Height of Focal Plane: 71

Characteristic and Range: Red flash every 4 seconds.

Description of Tower: White reinforced concrete tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1947

Date Present Tower Built: 1947

Date Automated: 1973

Optics: Now 190 mm.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
This lighthouse can be seen from the ferry from Mackinaw City to Mackinac Island. For information, contact Arnold Transit Company, email tonyfrazier@portup.com, phone (800) 542-8528; Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry, email sheplers@freeway.net, phone (231) 436-5023; or Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, phone (800) 638-9892. It can also be seen from tours offered by Mackinac Seaplane Tours -- see www.mackinacseaplanes.com or call 906-632-9746.

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