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Name: Fort Cornwallis Light (new)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Pulau Pinang, , Malaysia

Location: NE side of Penang Island.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Marine Department Peninsular Malaysia


Contact Address Information:
P.O. Box 12
Foreshore Road 42007
Port Klang

Tower Height: 69

Height of Focal Plane: 89

Characteristic and Range: Red flash every two seconds; range 16 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Steel skeleton tower with enclosed upper portion.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1882

Date Present Tower Built: 1914

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.


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