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Frying Pan Shoals Light

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Frying Pan Tower waves

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How does the tower stay up in storms? and coffee...

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The Most Terrifying B&B on Earth: The Frying Pan Tower Coast Guard Light Station

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Check out this lighthouse at Frying Pan Shoals off the coast of NC

Frying Pan Shoals Light Tower is a decommissioned lighthouse located approximately 39 miles (63 km) southeast of Southport, North Carolina and 32 miles (51 km) from Bald Head Island, North Carolina. The light tower is modeled after a steel oil drilling platform, known as a “Texas tower” on top of four steel legs that was engineered to be used as a lighthouse housing several Coast Guard members. The 80-foot (24 m) light tower marks the shoals at the confluence of the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean. The platform consists of two floors. The subfloor is a living area of approximately 5,000 square feet (460 m2) that includes seven bedrooms, kitchen, office, storage area, recreation area and toilet facilities.
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