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Los Angeles Harbor (Angel's Gate) Light

 
Location: at the end of a breakwater in the Los Angeles Harbor near Los Angeles, CA
Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons

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About Los Angeles Harbor (Angel's Gate) Light

The location of the light is at the end of a breakwater in the Los Angeles Harbor. The nearest city is Los Angeles, CA. The station was first established in 1913. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1913.

The lighthouse is a white cylindrical tower with black stripes on white concrete block building.

The tower has a flashing green light at a focal plane height of 73 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 19 nautical miles. The tower height is 73 ft. The light has a period of 15 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 6-135 (U.S.)
Identification number: G3799 (International)

Emergency light of reduced intensity when main light is extinguished.
HORN: 2 blasts every 30s (2s bl-2s si-2s bl-24s si), operates continuously.

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 15 second period, the light is on for less than 7.5 then off for more than 7.5.

Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons

Photo by: Kenneth Moore
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