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Name: Mapia Entrance Front Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Bangkalan, , Indonesia

Location: Surabaya Strait, between eastern Java and the island of Madura, in the northern approach to Surabaya.

Managing Organization:
Indonesian Directorate of Marine Navigation


This light serves as the front light for the Sembilangan Lighthouse, located 4.5 miles south. The range, which includes a middle light at Tanjung Piring (a skeleton tower), marks the northern approaches to the port city of Surabaya.

Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 49

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 3 seconds; range 11 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square concrete tower with red bands, on a platform.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1931: White beacon.

Date Established: 1931

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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