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Fast facts about Split Rock Lighthouse

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Fast facts about Split Rock Lighthouse

The Split Rock Lighthouse was in operation from 1910 to 1969. Here are some facts about the site:

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- Lake Superior elevation - 602 feet above sea level.

- Cliff height - 130 feet.

- Tower height - 54 feet.

- Light source - incandescent oil-vapor (kerosene) lamp, 1910-39; 1,000-watt electric bulb, 1940-1969.

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