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Name: Mortella Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Punta Mortella Light

Nearest Town or City:
Saint Florent, , France

Location: Corsica; on the Golfe de Saint Florent, on the NW coast of the island.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 140

Characteristic and Range: Green light occulting every 4 seconds; range 8 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square tower with a green lantern and gallery, rising from a dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1877

Date Present Tower Built: 1877

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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