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Name: Cape Pembroke Light (old)   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Stanley, , Falkland Islands

Location: Approach to Stanley Harbour, most easterly point of Falklands.


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Photo: Rob Yssel
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Managing Organization:
Falkland Islands Museum

Website: http://www.falklands-museum.com/fimnt/lighthouse.htm

Notes:
This lighthouse was damaged in the 1982 Falklands conflict and was replaced by a modern light nearby.

Tower Height: 70

Description of Tower: Conical tower, black lower half and white upper half, black lantern.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1840s: Wooden marker; 1855: 60-foot cast iron tower with red and white bands (painted white in 1889).

Date Established: 1855

Date Present Tower Built: 1907

Date Deactivated: 1982

Current Use: Historic landmark.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Museum?
There are plans to open an exhibit on lighthouse history in the base of the tower in 2005.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

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