OC-177 Thousand Islands - Kepulauan Seribu
ARLHS IDO-236 Payung Besar LightHouse
IOTA OC-177 Payung Besar Island
October 12-15, 2013
LAT: 05° 48' S LON: 106° 32' E Gridsquare OI34ge
Pulau Payung Besar LightHouse ARLHS IDO-236
Pulau Payung Besar (Big Umbrella Island) (2)
Date unknown (station established 1890). Active; focal plane 32 m (105 ft); two white flashes every 10 s. 30 m (98 ft) square skeletal tower with lantern and gallery, painted white. A 2012 photo and a secondphoto are available, and Google has a good satellite view. The original lighthouse was similar but not identical to the present light. Located on a small island about 32 km (20 mi) east of Pulau Tunda and 90 km (55 mi) northwest of Jakarta. Accessible only by boat. Site status unknown. ARLHS IDO-236; Admiralty K1058; NGA 23364.
Pulau Payung Besar OC -177 Thousand Island
Umbrella Island , one of a group of islands located in the thousand islands turned out to be the main destination for tourists visiting the island tidung . The reason , in addition to having vegetation beaches with soft sand and underwater scenery is good for sorkelling . The island has an area of about 20 acres also has some fairly prominent object .
One of the object it is this lighthouse as a guide both ships after Island Lighthouse Jakarta Pause to enter the waters of the Sunda Strait . Umbrella of the island is 32 miles east of the island Snooze and 90 km from Jakarta . Big Umbrella lighthouse island accessible only by sea .
Until now , the tower with the white iron frame , still standing strong . With a height of 30 meter lighthouse was first operated in 1890 . As for the technical requirements , the tower is equipped with 2 pieces of white light , which lights every 10 seconds , with a focal plane height of 32 meters .
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