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From Coast Explorer Summer 2008
History & Mystery
Oregon's tallest lighthouse has stood guard over the Pacific shore north of Newport at Yaquina Head for 135 years. The lighthouse stands 93 feet tall on a bluff, sitting 162 feet above sea level, and its light can be seen by ships 19 miles out to sea. The Yaquina Head Lighthouse has a colorful and mysterious history, including compasses......[read more]
 
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