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Ras Kigomasha Lighthouse

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Location  Pemba Tanzania
Height  27 m
Markings / pattern  white tower
Focal height  38 m
Ras Kigomasha Lighthouse
Year first constructed  1904 (first) 2002 (renovated)
Construction  skeletal cast iron tower
Tower shape  hexagonal pyramidal skeletal tower with lantern and gallery
Range  16 nautical miles (30 km; 18 mi)
Similar  Pemba Island, Ngezi Forest Reserve, Bahari Zoo, Sultan's Palace - Zanzibar, House of Wonders

The Ras Kigomasha Lighthouse is located at the north western tip of Pemba, in Tanzania. It is an entirely cast iron structure and was built in 1904 by The Chance Brothers Ltd from Birmingham. The light house has a 1 storey keepers house and is still operational.

Map of Kigomasha, Tanzania

References

Ras Kigomasha Lighthouse Wikipedia


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