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Name: Ile Tromelin Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Saint-Denis, , French Southern and Antarctic Territories

Location: Indian Ocean.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Uninhabited Tromelin Island is administered from the island of Reunion, located about 535 kilometers (334 miles) southeast. It is a nature preserve and the site of an important meteorological station established by the French government.

Tower Height: 36

Height of Focal Plane: 49

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 4 seconds, visible for 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White pylon on the roof of the main building of the meteorological station.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
White square skeleton tower.

Date Established: 1956?

Date Present Tower Built: 1970s?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.


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