IJsselmeer Area Directorate (RDIJ)
This lighthouse was restored in 2001. It is one of three lights at this location. The other two are identical pierhead lights. The North Pierhead Light is painted red, while the South Pierhead Light is green. The South Pierhead Light serves as the front range light.
Tower Height: 52
Height of Focal Plane: 49
Characteristic and Range: Two second flash, two seconds darkness; visible for 11 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Red, steel skeleton tower with an open, winding staircase.
This light is operational
Date Established: c. early 1800s
Date Present Tower Built: 1884
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
The lighthouse is approximately 25 km south of the eastern end of the Afsluitdyk. (Thanks to Joost Keesing.)
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