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GB - SUSSEX: Beachy Head Lighthouse

GB - SUSSEX:  Beachy Head Lighthouse Stock Photo

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4612 x 3690 px | 39 x 31.2 cm | 15.4 x 12.3 inches | 300dpi


Beachy Head Lighthouse, United Kingdom


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Beachy Head Lighthouse is 43 metres high with a 1st order 920mm optic which rotates in a bed of mercury. The station gives out a white group flash, of 880, 000 candelas intensity, twice every 20 seconds. The light is visible for 25 sea miles. The fog signal is a nautophone sounding every 30 seconds. Beachy Head lighthouse was automated and demanned in June, 1983. It is monitored 24 hours a day from the Trinity House Operations Control Center at Harwich.

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