Monday, February 07, 2011

0012. Japan - Centennial of Kannonzaki Lighthouse

The Kannonzaki Lighthouse is located at the entrance of the Bay of Tokyo on Cape Kannon.  The Lighthouse had the illustrious history of being the First Western Style Lighthouse to have been constructed in Japan.

To commemorate the Centennial of its construction, a Special Stamp was released in 1968.

The Kannonzaki Lighthouse:

  • Tower is 8-SIDED concrete
  • Height is 56 meters

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