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Lansing Shoal Light

Location: Lansing Shoals near Naubinway, MI
Body of Water: Lake Michigan

About Lansing Shoal Light

The location of the light is Lansing Shoals. The nearest city is Naubinway, MI. The station was first established in 1900. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1928.

The lighthouse is a square tower on a concrete crib.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 69 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 14 nautical miles. The tower height is 59 ft. The light has a period of 10 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 7-21535 (U.S.)

The light was automated in 1976.

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

Lansing Shoal Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on Sept. 6, 2005, reference number 05000979.

Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 6:33 am
Sunrise: 8:19 am
Sunset: 5:27 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 7:13 pm

Local Marine Forecast.

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories 

Additional Conditions.

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