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
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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