Saturday, February 19, 2011

0036. Antigua & Barbuda - Slangkop Point Lighthouse (South Africa)

The Slangkop Point Lighthouse was built to assist ships proceding from Table Bay around the Cape Point.

The Lighthouse marks a dangerous promontory on the West side of the Cape Peninsula, facing the open Atlantic Ocean.  The Lighthouse is located near the village of Kommetjie, South of Cape Town on the way to the Cape of Good Hope.

The Slongkop Point Lighthouse was commemorated by the Antigua & Barbuda in its Lighthouses of the World Series released in 20-Apr-1998.

Built in the year 1991, the SLANGKOP POINT Lighthouse:

  • Tower is ROUND cast-iron
  • Tower painted WHITE
  • Height is 33 metres
  • Colour scheme of the LIGHT is WHITE
  • LIGHT character is 4 (Four) FLASHES seperated by 4 sec. every 30 seconds 

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