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Name: Moita Seca Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Soyo, , Angola

Location: On Ponta da Moita Seca, south side of the entrance to the Congo River; Zaire Province.

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Tower Height: 66

Height of Focal Plane: 66

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 10 seconds, visible for 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Red and white fiberglass tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1889: Iron tripod, focal plane height of 39 feet, white dwelling with two black bands. 1919: White hexagonal iron skeleton tower, 69 feet tall.

Date Established: 1889

Date Present Tower Built: c. 2000

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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