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Name: Ilheu de Cima Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Porto Santo, , Portugal

Location: Islet off the east side of Porto Santo Island (Ilha do Porto Santo), near Madeira Island.

Managing Organization:
Lighthouse Service, Naval Department

Tower Height: 49

Height of Focal Plane: 407

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 15 seconds, visible for 29 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal masonry tower with red lantern, attached dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1900

Date Present Tower Built: 1900

Optics: 1900: Second order Fresnel lens; 1981: modern optic.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Unknown.


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