Yaquina Head Lighthouse
Oregon Coast



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Yaquina Head Lighthouse
Location: Newport, Oregon
Year first lit: 1873
Automated: 1966
Deactivated: Active
Foundation: Brick on basalt rock
Construction: Brick
Tower shape: Conical
Height: 93 feet (28.3464 meters)
Original lens: First order Fresnel lens
Range: 18.5 nm
Characteristic: 2 seconds on, 2 seconds off, 2 seconds on, 14 seconds off

This article is about the lighthouse north of Newport on Yaquina Head. For the lighthouse at the mouth of Yaquina Bay, see Yaquina Bay Light. The Yaquina Head Light, also known early in its existence as the Cape Foulweather Lighthouse, is a lighthouse on the Oregon Coast of the United States. It is located in Lincoln County, near the mouth of the Yaquina River near Newport at Yaquina Head. Built from 1871 to 1873, it was automated in 1966 and is currently an active aid to navigation. It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1993 as reference number #73002340.

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