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Name: Ile Juan de Nova Light   Map it!

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Ïle Juan de Nova, , French Southern and Antarctic Territories

Location: About 125 miles W of Cap Saint-André, central west coast of Madagascar, Mozambique Channel.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

Juan de Nova, along with Île Europa, Bassas da India, Les Glorieuses and Tromelin Island, forms the "Iles Eparses" (scattered islands) group of the French overseas territory Terres Australes et Antarctiques Françaises. There is an abandoned weather station on the island.

Tower Height: 89

Height of Focal Plane: 121

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 15 seconds, visible for 9 nine nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square skeleton tower with a black top.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1966: White square metal framework tower with a black top.

Date Established: 1966

Date Present Tower Built: 2001

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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