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Greens Ledge Light
Norwalk, Connecticut
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Location: Norwalk Islands, western Long Island Sound
Nearest city: Norwalk, Connecticut
41 02 30 N
73 26 38 W
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Accessibility: Can be reached by boat only. The lighthouse is not open to the public.
Station established: 1902; Present lighthouse built: 1902; Automated: 1972
Construction material: Cast iron
Height of tower: 52 feet; Height of focal plane: 62 feet
Optic: Fifth-order Fresnel (1902), Fourth-order Fresnel (1902); Present optic: VRB-25
Characteristic: Alternating red and white flashes every 12 seconds
Fog signal: Two blasts every 20 seconds
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation
Related sites
City of Norwalk
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
Previous lighthouse (west to east): Stamford Harbor Light
Next lighthouse (west to east): Sheffield Island Light
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