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The Needles

United Kingdom Latitude/Longitude: 50.66238° / -1.591274°
Description : Fog signal two blasts every 30s. Designed by James Walker, for Trinity House at a cost of 20,000.
Type: Lighthouse
Type of Flashing: Occulting (Occ)
Number of Flashes: 2
Light Color: White-Red-Green Sectors / WRG
Interval of Flashing: 20s
Focal Height: 24m
Light Range: 17M
Location / Area / Island: Alum Bay Isle of Wight South England
Year built: 1859
Shape & Material Cylindrical with Helli pad / Granite Stone
Color of Structure Red White bands and a red lantern

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