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Name: Ile Europa Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Ïle Europa, , French Southern and Antarctic Territories

Location: About 185 miles east of Cap Saint-Vincent, west coast of Madagascar, Mozambique Channel.

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

This isolated island is a wildlife preserve (for birds, mainly). It is administered by France through its Terres Australes et Antarctiques Françaises overseas territory and hosts a weather station as well as a small garrison.

Tower Height: 59

Height of Focal Plane: 69

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds, visible for 15 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Round pylon.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1994

Date Present Tower Built: 1994

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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