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Sodus Outer Light

Sodus Outer Light
Wood Tower
Location Sodus Bay, Lake Ontario, New York
Coordinates 43°16′38.3″N 76°58′26.4″W / 43.277306°N 76.974000°W / 43.277306; -76.974000Coordinates: 43°16′38.3″N 76°58′26.4″W / 43.277306°N 76.974000°W / 43.277306; -76.974000

Year first constructed 1858
Year first lit 1938 (current tower)
Automated Yes
Construction Cast iron
Tower shape Square pyramidal towner
Markings / pattern Brown below, White above
Height 49ft (15m)
Focal height 51ft (16m)
Original lens Fourth Order Fresnel lens
Range 10nm
Characteristic Isophase White, 6s
Fog signal none
ARLHS number USA-765
USCG number 7-2170

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Sodus Outer Light is a lighthouse at the end of the western of the two piers defining the channel from Lake Ontario into Sodus Bay, New York. The light was first established in 1858. In 1938, the wood tower was replaced with the current cast iron structure.


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