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Name: Leça Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Farol de Leça

Also known as: Boa Nova Light

Nearest Town or City:
Leça da Palmeira, , Portugal

Location: Mouth of the Leça River, northern coast of Portugal.

Managing Organization:
Lighthouse Service, Naval Department

The School of Lighthouse Keepers was run at this lighthouse from 1926 to 1962.

Tower Height: 151

Height of Focal Plane: 187

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 14-seconds, visible for 28 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical reinforced concrete tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1926

Date Present Tower Built: 1926

Date Automated: 1964

Optics: Third order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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