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Name: Northwest Point Royal Shoal Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
North Carolina, United States

Location: Northwest point of Royal Shoal, Pamlico Sound.

Height of Focal Plane: 33

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white, varied by a flash every 90 s.; range 11 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: 1857: Iron screwpile structure. 1882: White, hexagonal screwpile structure with a brown roof, and a lantern with a black roof.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1857

Date Deactivated: ?

Optics: Fourth order Fresnel lens.

Fog Signal: Bell.

Current Use: Destroyed.


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