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St. Augustine Light

Location: Anastasia Island near St. Augustine, FL

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About St. Augustine Light


The location of the light is Anastasia Island. The nearest city is St. Augustine, FL. The station was first established in 1823. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1874.

The lighthouse is a conical tower.

The tower has white a focal plane height of 161 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 24 nautical miles. The tower height is 161 ft. The light has a period of 30 seconds.

Open to the Public?: Yes    Active?: Private aid to navigation.

Identification number: 590 (U.S.)

Conical tower, white base with black cornice; black and white spirally-banded shaft; black below lantern gallery deck; red above.

Fixed range is 19 miles. Flashing range is 24 miles.

St. Augustine Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 19, 1981, reference number 81000668.

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