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New Dungeness Light

 
Location: on the Dungeness Spit in the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge near Sequim, WA

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About New Dungeness Light

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The location of the light is on the Dungeness Spit in the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge. The nearest city is Sequim, WA. The station was first established in 1857. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1857.

The lighthouse is a white conical tower.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 67 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 18 nautical miles. The tower height is 63 ft. The light has a period of 5 seconds.

Open to the Public?: Yes    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 6-16335 (U.S.)

The light was automated in 1976

Light Pattern: 0.1 seconds flash 4.9 seconds eclipsed.

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.

New Dungeness Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on Nov. 30, 1993, reference number 93001338.

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