Lighthouse Service, Naval Department
This light station is partially located inside Forte São João Baptista.
Tower Height: 49
Height of Focal Plane: 65
Characteristic and Range: White flash every five seconds, visible for 21 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Red conical cast iron tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1866
Date Present Tower Built: 1922
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
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