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Currituck Lighthouse NC

This red-brick lighthouse towers above the northern Outer Banks.There are 214 steps to the top. This lighthouse is known as a first order lighthouse, which mean...
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This red-brick lighthouse towers above the northern Outer Banks.There are 214 steps to the top. This lighthouse is known as a first order lighthouse, which means it has the largest of seven Fresnel lens sizes. With a 20-second flash cycle (on for 3 seconds, off for 17 seconds), the light can be seen for 18 nautical miles. This building stands 162 feet high.
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floraehrlich
 
floraehrlich May 20, 2013
I love this one! I have never seen a first order lens. Is it still active?
PSJPhotography
 
PSJPhotography May 21, 2013
Love this shot!