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Name: Giraúl Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Ponta do Giraúl Light

Also known as: Little Fish Bay Light

Nearest Town or City:
Namibe, , Angola

Location: North side of Moçamedes Bay; Namibe Province.

Tower Height: 78

Height of Focal Plane: 99

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds, visible for 18 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White stepped tower on a white square dwelling, with a cross on the side facing the sea.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1886: White house southeast of the point, focal plane height of 64 feet.

Date Established: 1886

Date Present Tower Built: Late 1930s?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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