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Cleveland Ledge Light
(Cleveland East Ledge Light)
Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
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Cleveland Ledge Light
Jeremy D'Entremont
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Location: Cleveland Ledge Channel, Buzzards Bay. Nearest town: Bourne
41 37 51 N
70 41 39 W
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Station established: 1943; Current lighthouse tower built: 1943; Automated: 1978. Construction material: Reinforced concrete
Tower height: 70 feet; Height of focal plane: 74 feet
Original optic: Fourth-order Fresnel lens; Current optic: 190 mm
Characteristic: Flashing white every 10 seconds
Fog signal: One blast every 15 seconds
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation
Accessibilty: The lighthouse is not open to the public and is best viewed by boat.
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