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Name: Lagostas Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Ponta das Lagostas Light

Also known as: Morro das Lagostas Light

Nearest Town or City:
Luanda, , Angola

Location: Luanda Province.

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Photo: Courtesy of Klaus Huelse

Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 266

Characteristic and Range: Red light occulting twice every 6 seconds.

Description of Tower: White square tower topped by a cubic structure with a cross on one side; buildings attached.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1880: White square tower with a red lantern, focal plane height of 210 feet, on a dwelling.

Date Established: 1880

Date Present Tower Built: 1920s?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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