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|Name: Cape Hatteras Light|
Location (State or Province): North Carolina
Date Established: 1803 original tower, 1870 current tower
Optics: First Order Fresnel lens
Markings: white and black spiral bands with red brick base.
Range: 24 nautical miles
Characteristics: Short flash every 7.5 seconds
Elevation: 63m (198.5 ft)