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Fowey Roks Light (Miami)

Fowey Roks Light (Miami)

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Fowey Rocks Light is located seven miles southeast of Cape
Florida on Key Biscayne. The lighthouse was completed in
1878, replacing the Cape Florida lighthouse. It was automated on May 7, 1974 and is still in operation today.

Fowey Rocks Light (25°35'24"N., 80°05'48"W.), 110 feet above the water, is shown from a brown, octagonal, pyramidal skeleton tower on pile foundation enclosing a white dwelling and stair cylinder. A fish haven, covered 65 feet, is about 2.1 miles north-northeastward of the light in about 25°37'24"N., 80°04'54"W.

5/04/2010
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Renée
Fowey Roks Light (Miami)
5/04/2010
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Joëlle
Fowey
Rocks Light est situé à sept miles au sud de Cape Florida sur Key Biscayne. Le phare a été achevé en 1878, remplaçant le phare de Cape
Florida. Il a été automatisé, le 7 mai 1974 et est toujours en opération aujourd'hui.

Fowey Rocks Light (25 ° 35'24 "N., 80 °
05'48" O.), 33 m au-dessus de l'eau, s'élève dans une tour brune, pyramidale, octogonale sur une maison et un escalier blanc cylindre . Un refuge à poisson couvert de 19,5 m d'eau, est à environ 2,1 miles au N/NE du feu dans environ 25 °
37'24 "N., 80 ° 04'54" O.

17/04/2012
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