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Name: Brothers Light   Map it!

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Also known as: al-Ikhwan Light

Nearest Town or City:
al-Qusair, , Egypt

Location: Big Brother Island, Red Sea.

Managing Organization:
Egyptian Authority for Maritime Safety

The original Fresnel lighting apparatus, made by Chance Bros., is still in use. The lighthouse, located on a low, flat island, is staffed by the Egyptian Navy.

Tower Height: 102

Height of Focal Plane: 119

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds, visible for 17 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Conical stone tower (unpainted), with dwellings nearby.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1883

Date Present Tower Built: 1883

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Occasionally.

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