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Name: Esan Misaki Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Hakodate, , Japan

Location: Eastern entrance to Tsugaru Strait, SW Hokkaido.

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Photo: Mr. Kunihiko Yamaya, Lighthouses in Japan

Managing Organization:
Maritime Safety Agency

The word "Misaki" in the name translates as "Cape" or "Head" in Japanese.

Tower Height: 62

Height of Focal Plane: 144

Characteristic and Range: White light, 3 seconds on, 3 seconds off; range 18 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical concrete tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1890

Date Present Tower Built: 1890

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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