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Mobile Point (Range Rear) Light

 
Location: Relocated from Mobile Bay entrance near Mobile, AL

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About Mobile Point (Range Rear) Light

The location of the light is Relocated from Mobile Bay entrance. The nearest city is Mobile, AL. The station was first established in 1821. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1873.

The lighthouse is a on a skeleton tower.

The tower had a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 125 ft above mean high water. The light had a nominal range of 14 nautical miles. The tower height is 125 ft. The light had a period of 10 seconds.

Open to the Public?: Grounds Only    Active?: No

Identification number: 6095 (U.S.)

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.

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