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Name: Somaemuldo Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Somaemul To Light

Nearest Town or City:
Tongyeong, , Korea, Republic of

Location: SE coast of South Korea; on a small island off Somaemul-do, located about 17 miles from Tongyeong, southwest of Busan (Pusan).

Tower Height: 43

Height of Focal Plane: 298

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 13 seconds; range 26 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White round concrete tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1917

Date Present Tower Built: 1917

Fog Signal: Siren, 1 blast every 50 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only?

Somaemul-do (Somaemul Island), part of Hallyeo Haesang National Park (a maritime park), is accessible by ferry from the town of Tongyeong (T'ongyong).

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