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Cape Neddick (Nubble) Light

 
Location: an island off York Beach near York Beach, ME
Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons

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About Cape Neddick (Nubble) Light

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The location of the light is an island off York Beach. The nearest city is York Beach, ME. The station was first established in 1879. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1879.

The lighthouse is a white conical tower.

The tower has an isophase red light at a focal plane height of 88 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 13 nautical miles. The tower height is 41 ft. The light has a period of 6 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 1-125 (U.S.)
Identification number: J0226 (International)

Lighted throughout 24 hours Emergency light of reduced intensity when main light is extinguished.
HORN: 1 blast ev 10s (1s bl).

An 'isophase' light is a light in which all durations of light and darkness are equal. So in the 6 second period, the light is on for 3 then off for 3.

Cape Neddick (Nubble) Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on Apr. 16, 1985, reference number 85000844.

Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons

Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons
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