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Ras Makunduchi Lighthouse

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Construction  concrete tower
Light source  solar power
Opened  1919
Focal height  44 metres (144 ft)
Height  27 m
Year first constructed  1919
Ras Makunduchi Lighthouse
Location  Makunduchi Zanzibar Tanzania
Tower shape  square frustum tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern  white and ed horizontal bands

The Ras Makunduchi Lighthouse is located at the south eastern tip of Ugunja island in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The lighthouse is located near the village of Makunduchi The lighthouse is a 27m squared concrete tower painted red and white. The tower has 165 steps to the top and has two non resident operators. Since the lighthouse is in Zanzibar, it is managed by the Zanzibar Ports Corporation instead of the Tanzania Ports Authority.

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Ras Makunduchi Lighthouse Wikipedia


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