Cape Fear Light



ARLHS World List of Lights (WLOL)

Located in United States Of America Call Area

Cape Fear Light - Public Domain USLS
Cape Fear Light
Public Domain USLS

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Also Known As:
ARLHS USA 1028, USA-1028, USA 1028, Captain Charlie's Station
State or Province North Carolina
DD.DD: 33.89270, -78.03480
DM: 33° 53.562' N, 078° 2.088' W
DMS: 33° 53' 34" N, 078° 02' 05" W
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Structure removed, relocated, destroyed or otherwise lost? yes
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Built in 1903 to replace Bald Head Lighthouse as the main navigation aid for Cape Fear and the Frying Pan Shoals off the coast of the U.S. state of North Carolina.

Demolished in 1958. Function replaced by Oak Island.
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This record modified February 23, 2013. - Feedback to the WLOL Maintainer

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2015-04-072015-04-07WA4CRHeard on 14256
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