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, or Nobsque Light, also known as Nobska Point Light
is a lighthouse
A lighthouse is a tower, building, or other type of structure designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses or, in older times, from a fire, and used as an aid to navigation for maritime pilots at sea or on inland waterways....
located at the division between Buzzards Bay
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and Vineyard Sound
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in Woods Hole
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on the southwestern tip of Cape Cod
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First built in 1828, Nobska Light was rebuilt in 1876.