The southernmost part of Chinese mainland
Looking at the map of Guangdong Province or Zhanjiang, moving toward
the south, you can see the land enters the sea like a horn of a
cattle, this is Lighthouse.
The "Cape of Good Hope" in South Africa, also looks like ‘horn of cattle’ entering the sea which separate the Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean. Therefore, the Cape of Good Hope is well known in the world.
But the Lighthouse also separates the South China Sea and Beibu Gulf, similarly the two sea water join together in this melt, making appear on the wave crest the "V" character (victory wave) in a marvelous spray sign. The Lighthouse is located in the most southern of the Chinese mainland, the geographic coordinates : longitude is 109. 55 ', northern latitude is 2,013 '. The construction of the Lighthouse’s tower was an high symbol. The first Lighthouse has been built in 1894 by the French colonizing in the Leizhou peninsula, the ruins now still remains. In 1950, the Liberation Army of Chinese People marching to liberate Hainan Island, sailed from here, with the fishing boatd provided by fishing household in the Leizhou peninsula, to attack the Hainan Jiang's forces.
The Suwen’s saltern has been occupying large area on Lighthouse, they really became a famous symbol "sea salt corner".