Tinaca Point

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Tinaca Point is a headland in the southern part of Davao Occidental, in the Philippines. [1] It is the southernmost point of Mindanao Island, and according to the International Hydrographic Organization, marks the division point between the Celebes Sea to the west and Philippine Sea to the east. [2]

Tinaca Point has an 11 metres (36 ft) high lighthouse with a focal plane of 43 metres (141 ft) and white flash every 5 seconds. [3]

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  1. "Tinaca Point". www.geonames.org. GeoNames.org. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  2. "Limits of Oceans and Seas" (PDF). Special Publication No. 23, 3rd Edition. Monaco: International Hydrographic Bureau. 1953.
  3. Rowlett, Russ (November 10, 2016). "Lighthouses of the Philippines: Southern Mindanao". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill . Retrieved 17 February 2017.

Coordinates: 5°33′22″N125°19′41″E / 5.55611°N 125.32806°E / 5.55611; 125.32806