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Name: Abu el-Kizan Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Daedalus Reef Light

Nearest Town or City:
Marsa Alam, , Egypt

Location: On reef about 60 miles east of Marsa Alam, Red Sea.

Managing Organization:
Egyptian Authority for Maritime Safety

Tower Height: 98

Height of Focal Plane: 98

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 12 seconds.

Description of Tower: Conical stone tower with black and white bands, on two-story keepers' dwelling.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1863: Conical cast-iron tower; keepers' quarters inside tower.

Date Established: 1863

Date Present Tower Built: 1931

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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