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ANACAPA ISLAND LIGHT

State: CALIFORNIA
Location: ENTRANCE TO SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL
Nearest City: PORT HUENEME
County: VENTURA
Year Station Established: 1912
Year Automated:1968
Year Existing Historic Tower Constructed: 1932


Anacapa Island Light
NPS photo by Ralph Eshelman, 1995
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Is the Light Operational? YES; Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Foundation Materials: REINFORCED CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: BRICK/CONCRETE
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE WITH BLACK TRIM
  • Shape: CYLINDRICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 40/Height of Focal Plane: 277
  • Original Optic: THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL (1932)
  • Present Optic: DCB-24 (1991)
  • Lens Disposition: THIRD ORDER FRESNEL ON DISPLAY IN ISLAND VISITOR CENTER
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Fog Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1932
  • Construction Materials: CONCRETE
  • Architectural Style: SPANISH REVIVAL
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN/ORIG. DIAPHONE
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1932
  • Number of Stories: 1
  • Architectural Style: SPANISH REVIVAL
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures: OIL HOUSE, RADIO BUILDING, TANK HOUSE, 2 STORAGE BUILDINGS, DOCK, CRANE HOUSE, CISTERN

Owner/Manager: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE WITH U.S. COAST GUARD ACCESS TO OPTIC

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN NATIONAL PARK

Open to the Public? GROUNDS OPEN; ESCORTED TOURS AVAILABLE National Register Status: LISTED: ANACAPA LIGHTHOUSE

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