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Name: Hoskoy Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Hora Lighthouse

Nearest Town or City:
Hoskoy, , Turkey

Location: Marmara Sea.

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Photo: Alper Camsari

Managing Organization:
Coastal Safety and Salvage Administration


This lighthouse was built by the French. There was reportedly a lighthouse in this vicinity dating back to ancient Greece. It may be possible to enter the lighthouse if permission is obtained from the person living at the station.

Tower Height: 20

Height of Focal Plane: 164

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds.

Description of Tower: White iron tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1861

Date Present Tower Built: 1861

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? At times.

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