|Location|| Tomogashima |
|Year first constructed||August 1, 1872|
|Tower shape||cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern|
|Markings / pattern||white tower and lantern|
|Tower height||12.2 metres (40 ft)|
|Focal height||60 metres (200 ft)|
|Intensity||white: 1,900,000 Candela |
|Range||20.5 nautical miles (23.6 mi; 38.0 km)|
|Characteristic||Alt R W 10s.|
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