Pengjia Lighthouse

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Pengjia Lighthouse
彭佳嶼燈塔
彭佳嶼燈塔.JPG
Pengjia Lighthouse is located in Taiwan
Pengjia Lighthouse
Taiwan
LocationPengjia Islet, Keelung, Zhongzheng, Taiwan
Coordinates25°37′48″N 122°04′49″E / 25.630088°N 122.080252°E / 25.630088; 122.080252Coordinates: 25°37′48″N 122°04′49″E / 25.630088°N 122.080252°E / 25.630088; 122.080252
Year first constructed1897 (first)
Year first lit1909 (current)
ConstructionBrick tower
Tower shapeCylindrical tower with balcony and lantern on a hexagonal prism basement
Markings / patternWhite tower, black lantern dome
Tower height28.6 metres (94 ft)
Focal height145.4 metres (477 ft)
Range25.3 nautical miles (46.9 km; 29.1 mi)[1]
CharacteristicFl W 15s.
Admiralty numberP4690
NGA number13588
ARLHS numberTAI-022
Managing agentMaritime and Port Bureau[2]
Heritageheritage site Edit this on Wikidata

The Pengjia Lighthouse (Chinese: 彭佳嶼燈塔; pinyin: Péngjiā Yǔ Dēngtǎ) is a lighthouse in Pengjia Islet, Zhongzheng District, Keelung, Taiwan (China).[3]

History[edit]

The first phase construction of the lighthouse started in 1906 and completed in 1908. It started its service on 20 September 1909. In December 2015, the lighthouse was designated as a historic site by the Keelung City Government.[4]

Architecture[edit]

The lighthouse was designed with brick and tubular structure and equipped with incandescent oil lamp standing at 26.2 meters high. The lighthouse is currently manned by five workers.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pangchia Yu Lighthouse Maritime and Port Bureau. Retrieved April 16, 2016
  2. ^ Pengjiayu The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved April 16, 2016
  3. ^ "Rising Dong-Yin~Sunshine All Year Round". matsu.edu.tw.
  4. ^ "Pengjia Islet lighthouse designated as historic site".

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