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
White square skeleton tower.
Date Established: 1956?
Date Present Tower Built: 1970s?
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.