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Name: Lagos Light  

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Also known as: Beecroft Point Light

Also known as: Beecroff Point Light

Nearest Town or City:
Lagos, , Nigeria

Location: Beecroft Point, Lagos Harbour.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

The lights in Lagos Harbour were reported extinguished in 1991. The Minister of Transport announced plans to upgrade navigational aids and lighthouses in 2002.

Tower Height: 89

Height of Focal Plane: 86

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

Description of Tower: Black cylindrical tower with a white band and lantern.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1877: Temporary light on a mast.

Date Established: 1877

Date Present Tower Built: 1891

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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