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Name: Tripoli Light  

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Also known as: Tarabulus Light

Also known as: Tarabulus Main Light

Nearest Town or City:
Tripoli, , Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Location: Western Libya, about 100 miles from the Tunisian border.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Tower Height: 89

Height of Focal Plane: 197

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds, visible for 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Cylindrical concrete tower with black and white bands.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1880: Cast-iron skeletal tower.

Date Established: 1880

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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