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TR 60 Canakkale Kalesi (Çimenlik)
latitude 40° 8' 49.5" N
longitude 26° 23' 53.2" E

The light is at the foot of Çimenlik Kalesi (castle), built by Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452. The first two lights were mounted on the castle and the third was a skeletal tower. Çanakkalle is on the southwest (Asian) side of the strait at the first major turn for northbound ships. Located on the bank of the strait on the south side of Çanakkale. trekearth ARLHS # TUR-017

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