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Gasparilla Island Rear Range Light - Boca Grande, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member crackergals
N 26° 44.528 W 082° 15.797
17R E 374372 N 2958497
Quick Description: This steel lighthouse was built in Delaware in 1891 and was moved to it's current location in 1927.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 4/4/2009 2:09:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM6522
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
Views: 17

Long Description:
Active: Yes
Characteristics: Flashes every six seconds.
Height: 105 feet
DayMark: White steel skeletal tower.
History: Built in 1891 in Delaware. Moved to Gasparilla Island in 1927
Lens: Modern optic with a 105 foot focal plane and a range of 12 miles, first lighted in 1932.
Construction: Steel skeletal tower with a central tube enclosing the spiral stairs.
Other Buildings: None.
Location: Within the Gasparilla Island State Park.
Visit Status: You can't climb it but you can walk right up to it.
Facilities: None
Visitor Info: Stands alongside the road on the way to the Boca Grande Light. Can walk right up to it, and easily photograph it.
Admission: $3.50 toll to get on Island.
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Coastal Lighthouse: Lighthouse

Range Lights: Rear Range Light

LIGHTHOUSE CHALLENGE VISIT: Not listed

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