Alligator Reef Light

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Alligator Reef Light in 1996 - 27th trip
Alligator Reef Light in 1996 - 27th trip

Offshore, Indian Key, Florida

Built: 1873

This light is located four miles east of Indian Key and stands in 5 feet of water on Florida's Alligator Reef. The light is 136 feet above sea level in a black lantern room atop a white, skeletal tower. The small keeper's quarters are nestled within the framework of the octagonal tower.

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