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Hook Head Lighthouse

Co. Wexford, Ireland

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Hook Head Lighthouse, Co. Wexford, Ireland

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Geographic Position:

5207.424' North  00655.770' West

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round white building with two thick black stripes

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Height of Tower:

35 metres

Height of light above mean sea level:

46 metres

Character of light:

Fl W 3s. Also exhibited by day in poor visibility.

Character of fog signal:

Horn(2) 30s

Range of light:

23 nautical miles

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Commissioners of Irish Lights


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Hook Head Lighthouse, Co. Wexford, Ireland

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