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Name: Swansea West Pier Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Swansea, , United Kingdom

Location: Swansea Harbor, Wales, on the north side of the Bristol Channel.

Tower Height: 23

Height of Focal Plane: 36

Characteristic and Range: Two red flashes every 10 seconds; range 9 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Yellow metal column.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1792: Lamp on a post. 1803: Octagonal cast-iron tower, 20 feet tall. 1909: Octagonal iron lantern on a platform on a square wooden trellis, 23 feet tall. 1971: Red light on a concrete post.

Date Established: 1792

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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