Fowey Rocks - Florida Keys

<b>FOWEY ROCKS - Upper Florida Keys</b>

<ul>
<li><b>Active:</b> Yes</li>
<li><b>Characteristics:</b> Flashing white every ten seconds with two red sectors.</li>
<li><b>Height:</b> 125 feet</li>

<li><b>History:</b> Constructed 1877-1878. First lighted June 15, 1878.</li>
<li><b>Lens:</b> Original: 1st order revolving Fresnel lens; Henry-LePaute (1876). Present: Vega VRB-25 rotating beacon (1997); RACON. Focal Plane: 110 feet.</li>

<li><b>Coordinates</b>:</li>
<li>25 35 24 N</li>
<li>80 05 48 W</li>

<li><b>Operated by</b>: United States Coast Guard</li>
<li><b>Visit Status:</b> Closed to public,,</li>
<li><b>Facilities:</b> None, no handicap access</li>
<li><b>Visitor Info:</b> Can be seen from Cape Florida but approachable only by boat. The Florida Keys Reef Lights Foundation has been formed to promote the establishement of a lighthouse museum with future lighthouse tours and access.</li>
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( by Stan Beckstrom, Florida Lighthouse Association / January 7, 2009 )

FOWEY ROCKS - Upper Florida Keys

  • Active: Yes
  • Characteristics: Flashing white every ten seconds with two red sectors.
  • Height: 125 feet
  • History: Constructed 1877-1878. First lighted June 15, 1878.
  • Lens: Original: 1st order revolving Fresnel lens; Henry-LePaute (1876). Present: Vega VRB-25 rotating beacon (1997); RACON. Focal Plane: 110 feet.
  • Coordinates:
  • 25 35 24 N
  • 80 05 48 W
  • Operated by: United States Coast Guard
  • Visit Status: Closed to public,,
  • Facilities: None, no handicap access
  • Visitor Info: Can be seen from Cape Florida but approachable only by boat. The Florida Keys Reef Lights Foundation has been formed to promote the establishement of a lighthouse museum with future lighthouse tours and access.

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