Diretoria de Hidrografia e Navigação
This is still a staffed light station (as of spring 2005). The island is a navy base and is closed to the public.
Tower Height: 85
Height of Focal Plane: 331
Characteristic and Range: Al.Fl.W.W.R., period 15s, range 51 nm (W), 45 nm (R)
Description of Tower: White (with brown trim) cylindrical stone tower on three-story keepers' quarters.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1829
Date Present Tower Built: 1829
Optics: First order Fresnel lens (from 1883).
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.