North Head Lighthouse. near Ilwaco, Washington. (Altered)
North Head Lighthouse is an active aid to navigation overlooking the Pacific Ocean from North Head, a rocky promontory located approximately two miles north of Cape Disappointment and the mouth of the Columbia River, near Ilwaco, Pacific County, in the U.S. state of Washington. It is part of Cape Disappointment State Park. Year first constructed-1897-1898. Year first lit-1898. Automated-1961. Foundation-Surface. Tower shape-Conical. Height-65 feet. Focal height-194 feet. Original lens-First order Fresnel lens. Characteristic-Two white flashes every 30 s, flashes separated by 7.5 s.
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From North Head Lighthouse (Ilwaco)