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Name: Moines Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Ïlots des Moines Light

Nearest Town or City:
Roccapina, , France

Location: Corsica; off the SW coast, about 15 miles NW of Bonifacio.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Tower Height: 112

Height of Focal Plane: 89

Characteristic and Range: Six quick flashes and one long flash every 15 seconds; range 9 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Yellow conical tower on a black base, with the name "Les Moines" painted on two sides.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1911

Date Present Tower Built: 1907-1910

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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