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Capo dell'Armi Lighthouse

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Location  Reggio Calabria Italy
Construction  masonry tower
Height  12 m
Focal height  95 m
Year first lit  1867
Light source  mains power
Opened  1867
Capo dell'Armi Lighthouse httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Tower shape  octagonal prism tower rising on a 2-story building
Markings / pattern  white tower and lantern, grey lantern dome
Province  Province of Reggio Calabria
Similar  Scilla Lighthouse, Castle of Sant'Aniceto, Pylons of Messina, Villa San Giovanni railway st, Castello Ruffo

Capo dell'Armi Lighthouse (Italian: Faro di Capo dell'Armi) is an active lighthouse in Reggio Calabria, southern Italy. Located along the cliffs of the headland, in the comune of Motta San Giovanni it is an important reference for ships coming into the Strait of Sicily from the south.

Contents

Map of Faro Capo Dellarmi, Strada Statale 106 Jonica, 89065 Motta San Giovanni RC, Italy

History

Activated in 1867 and renovated in 1959, the lighthouse consists of an octagonal white tower on a 2-storey brick keeper's house. The optics of the lighthouse are made from Fresnel lenses which rotate around a lamp of 1000 watts.

References

Capo dell'Armi Lighthouse Wikipedia


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