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Name: Arwad Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Jazirat Arwad Light

Also known as: Ile Ruad Light

Nearest Town or City:
Tartus, , Syrian Arab Republic

Location: On island about 2 miles SE of Tartus, Mediterranean Sea.

Managing Organization:
Directorate of Ports

Tower Height: 13

Height of Focal Plane: 66

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds; range 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Black square skeletal tower on fort.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1864

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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