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Name: Akhaween Light   Map it!

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Also known as: The Brothers

Nearest Town or City:
Al-Qusayr, , Egypt

Location: About 40 miles east of Al-Qusayr, Red Sea.

Managing Organization:
Egyptian Authority for Maritime Safety

Tower Height: 102

Height of Focal Plane: 118

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds.

Description of Tower: Unpainted conical stone tower, white lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1883

Date Present Tower Built: 1883

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The lighthouse is within the Red Sea Marine Park; it is accessible only by boat.

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