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Capo Colonne Lighthouse

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Location  Crotone Calabria Italy
Focal height  40 metres (130 ft)
Height  22 m
Province  Province of Crotone
Construction  masonry tower
Light source  mains power
Opened  1873
Year first constructed  1873
Capo Colonne Lighthouse
Tower shape  octagonal prism tower with balcony and lantern attached to a two-story keeper’ house
Markings / pattern  white tower, grey lantern dome

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Capo Colonne Lighthouse (Italian: Faro di Capo Colonne) is situated on the extremity of the Promunturium Lacinium, nearby the single column of the Greek temple elevated in honour of Hera Lacinia, at 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) from Crotone on the Ionian Sea.


Map of Faro di Capo Colonna, 88900 Crotone KR, Italy


The lighthouse was completed in 1873 and consist of a two-story building with the octagonal tower, 22 metres (72 ft) high, on it. In 2002 the lighthouse was restored and in 2012 modernized. The type of signalling is a rotating optical OR S3, the light has a focal length of 500 and emits a single white flashing in 5 seconds period visible up to 24 nautical miles (44 km; 28 mi).


Capo Colonne Lighthouse Wikipedia

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