ROBBEN IS LT HSE 3318 - 23
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben
S 33° 48.881 E 018° 22.445
34H E 256944 N 6255290
Quick Description: The beacon is the dome of the lighthouse at Robben Island, Table Bay, Cape Town, South Africa.
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Date Posted: 10/23/2013 3:11:35 AM
Waymark Code: WMJB5W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Fish Eagle
Views: 5

Long Description:
Robben Island lighthouse on Minto's Hill in the southern part of the island was built in 1864. It is still in use today.

Nobel Laureate and former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela was imprisoned on Robben Island for 18 of the 27 years he served behind bars before the fall of apartheid.

For more information on Robben Island: (visit link)
Altitude (m): 0

Beacon Type: Other Structure

Beacon Construction: BOPUNT KOEPEL

Visit Instructions:
We don't require you to provide any specific proof of your visit, but we do request that you upload photos if possible, the more the merrier.

Ideally, you should try to take photos at the actual beacon location, but if that isn't possible (private property, terrain, etc), then photos taken from a distance are also welcome, especially if the beacon is visible in the photo.

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