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Name: Cape Rachado Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Melaka, , Malaysia

Location: South of Port Dickson.

Managing Organization:
Marine Department Peninsular Malaysia


Contact Address Information:
P.O. Box 12
Foreshore Road 42007
Port Klang

Local folklore claims that Hang Tuah, a legendary Malay warrior of the 15st century, acquired his strength and knowledge by meditating at Cape Rachado. The legend says that his footprint was left embedded in a boulder, and that it can be seen to this day.

Tower Height: 79

Height of Focal Plane: 387

Characteristic and Range: Fl.(3).W.7s, visible for 23 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical concrete tower

This light is operational

Date Established: 1863

Date Present Tower Built: 1863

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Unknown.

Keepers: Ishak Ahmad (c. 1990-present)

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