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Burlington Breakwater South Light

Location: near Burlington, VT

About Burlington Breakwater South Light

The nearest city is Burlington, VT. The station was first established in 1857. The current lighthouse was first lit in 2003.

The lighthouse is a square pyramidal tower.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 12 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 7 nautical miles. The light has a period of 4 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 39680 (U.S.)

The current light was lit and automated in 2003.

A 'flashing' light is a light in which the total duration of light in a period is shorter than the total duration of darkness and the appearances of light (flashes) are usually of equal duration. So in the 4 second period, the light is on for less than 2 then off for more than 2.

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Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 5:41 am
Sunrise: 7:23 am
Sunset: 4:46 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:29 pm

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