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Name: Tanjung Cukuhbalambing Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Vlakke Hoek Light

Also known as: Vlakkenhoek Light

Nearest Town or City:
Kotaagung, , Indonesia

Location: Southwest point of Sumatra, north side of west entrance to Sunda Strait.

Managing Organization:
Indonesian Directorate of Marine Navigation


Tower Height: 190

Height of Focal Plane: 207

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds; range 20 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: 12-sided cast iron tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1880: 197-foot cast iron tower, destroyed by tsunami in 1883.

Date Established: 1880

Date Present Tower Built: c. 1883?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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