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Stannard Rock Light

 
Location: on a reef off Keweenaw Peninsula near Marquette, MI
Body of Water: Lake Superior

Local Marine Forecast.

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories 

Latest Condiitions.

About Stannard Rock Light

The location of the light is on a reef off Keweenaw Peninsula. The nearest city is Marquette, MI. The station was first established in 1868. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1882.

The lighthouse is a gray conical tower on a cylindrical crib.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 110 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 10 nautical miles. The tower height is 102 ft. The light has a period of 6 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 7-14725 (U.S.)

Marks the north side of the reef.

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 6 second period, the light is on for less than 3 then off for more than 3.

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