Hongdo Island can be reached by ferry from Mokp'o; the trip takes two and a half hours each way by high-speed boat.
Tower Height: 46
Height of Focal Plane: 291
Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 20 seconds; range 24 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, square concrete tower with a white lantern, attached to a white dwelling.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1909
Date Present Tower Built: 1909
Fog Signal: Siren, 1 blast every 50 seconds.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Yes.
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