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Thirty Mile Point Light

Location: Lake Ontario near Barker, NY
Body of Water: Lake Ontario

About Thirty Mile Point Light

The location of the light is Lake Ontario. The nearest city is Barker, NY. The station was first established in 1876. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1876.

The lighthouse is a square tower on northeast corner of two-story house.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 60 ft above mean high water. The light has a period of 10 seconds.

Open to the Public?: Yes    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 7-2395 (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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