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Milwaukee Breakwater

USA Latitude/Longitude: 43.02695° / -87.882°
Description : This lighthouse, owned and operated by the United States Coast Guard, is an active aid to navigation. The steel tower has a square Balcony and "round cast iron lantern room [that] features helical astragals" in the lantern.[8] The two-story steel lighthouse keeper's quarters are in the art deco style.[9] The structure rests on a 60 feet (18 m) by 54 feet (16 m) concrete pier, which rises more than 20 feet (6.1 m) above the lake's surface.[10] The tower rests 14 feet (4.3 m) above the second floor and is 53 feet (16 m) tall overall. The red light has a focal plane of 67 feet (20 m) feet above Lake Michigan.[3] The lantern and parapet are painted black.[9
Type: Lighthouse
Type of Flashing: Flashing (Fl)
Number of Flashes: 1
Light Color: Red / R
Interval of Flashing: 10s
Focal Height: 18.5m
Light Range: 14M
Location / Area / Island: Eastern Wisconsin
Year built: 1926
Operational: Yes

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