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Latimer Reef Light
Fisher's Island Sound, New York
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Location: Fisher's Island Sound (This lighthouse is officially in New York waters according to some sources; other sources place it on the border between New York and Connecticut. It is often listed as a Connecticut lighthouse and can be seen from the Connecticut shore.)
41 18 18 N
71 56 00 W
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Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open to the public and is best viewed by boat.
Station established: 1884; Present lighthouse built: 1884; Automated: 1974
Construction material: Cast iron with brick lining
Height of tower: 49 feet; Height of focal plane: 55 feet
Original optic: Fifth-order Fresnel (1884), Fourth-order Fresnel (1899)
Present optic: 300 mm
Characteristic: Flashing white every six seconds
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation
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Mystic Coast and Country
Previous lighthouse (west to east): Morgan Point Light
Next lighthouse: Stonington Harbor Light
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