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Name: Cape Sarichef Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Unimak Island, Alaska, United States

Location: Unimak Pass through Aleutian Islands, western side of Unimak Island.


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Photo: Bob Deering, Environmental Branch Chief CEU Juneau
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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

Notes:
This was the westernmost light station in North America. In 1979, the 1950 light on top of the fog signal building was replaced by a separate skeletal tower.

Tower Height: 35

Height of Focal Plane: 170

Description of Tower: Skeletal tower.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1904: Octagonal tower on roof of fog signal building. 1950: Short hexagonal tower at one end of the fog signal building.

Date Established: 1904

Date Deactivated: 1979

Optics: 1904: Third order Fresnel lens; later 375 mm.

Current Use: Fog signal building.

Open To Public? No.

Keepers: Edward Moore (1913-1933), Theodore Pederson (1933-?), George (Mike) McNiff (Coast Guard officer in charge 1974-1975)

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