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Name: Burrows Island Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Anacortes, Washington, United States

Location: West side of Burrows Island, Rosario Strait.

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Photo: Stan Severi
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Managing Organization:
Burrows Island Lightstation State Park

Telephone: 360-902-8844


This lighthouse is still owned and maintained by the U.S. Coast Guard; it is within Burrows Island Lightstation State Park.

Tower Height: 34

Height of Focal Plane: 57

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 6 seconds.

Description of Tower: White, square wood tower on fog signal building.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
1906 two-story duplex wood frame keeper's house, storage building, integral one-story wood frame fog signal building.

Date Established: 1906

Date Present Tower Built: 1906

Date Automated: 1972

Optics: 1906: Fourth order Fresnel lens (now on display at the Coast Guard station in Port Angeles ); now 300 mm optic.

Fog Signal: Automatic horn with 2 blasts every 30 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Accessible by boat only.

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