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Destruction Island Light

Location: Destruction Island off the Washington Sea Coast near Kalaloch, WA

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About Destruction Island Light

The location of the light is Destruction Island off the Washington Sea Coast. The nearest city is Kalaloch, WA. The station was first established in 1891. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1891.

The lighthouse is a white conical masonary tower.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 147 ft above mean high water. The tower height is 94 ft. The light has a period of 5 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

The light was automated in 1968.

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 5 second period, the light is on for less than 2.5 then off for more than 2.5.

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