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Name: Cleft of the Rock Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Yachats, Oregon, United States

Location: Cape Perpetua (10 miles north of Heceta Head).

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Photo: Stan Severi

Managing Organization:
Private owner

This lighthouse was built by Jim Gibbs, author of lighthouse books and former keeper of Tillamook Rock Lighthouse. It is a replica of the 1898 Fiddle Reef Lighthouse in Vancouver. The lighting apparatus is from Solander Island off the west coast of Vancouver Island, BC. It was reccognized as an aid to navigation in 1979.

Tower Height: 31

Height of Focal Plane: 110

Characteristic and Range: 5 white flashes and 1 red flash every minute.

Description of Tower: White, square, pyramidal wooden tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1979

Date Present Tower Built: 1976

Current Use: Private aid to navigation, private residence.

Open To Public? No.

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