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Name: Ile aux Fouquets Light  

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Also known as: Ile du Phare

Also known as: Grand Port Light

Nearest Town or City:
Mah├ębourg, , Mauritius

Location: Small island in the entrance to the harbor of Mah├ębourg, on the southeast side of Mauritius.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

This lighthouse was abandoned many years ago. The dwelling is now in ruins but the tower still stands.

Tower Height: 84

Height of Focal Plane: 108

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white light, visible for 16 nautical miles (1920).

Description of Tower: Grey tower with a red lantern.

This light is not operational

Date Established: c. 1700

Date Present Tower Built: 1865

Date Deactivated: ?

Current Use: Abandoned.


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