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Name: Ahirkapi Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Istanbul, , Turkey

Location: Istanbul Harbor, west side of Bosporus Strait.

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Photo: Alper Camsari
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Managing Organization:
Coastal Safety and Salvage Administration

Tower Height: 89

Height of Focal Plane: 118

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 6 seconds.

Description of Tower: White conical tower with black horizontal stripe.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1755

Date Present Tower Built: 1857

Fog Signal: One blast every 20 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Keepers: Sevgi Link, Ahmet Sarpbas


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