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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