Bureau des Phares et Balises
This lighthouse, built on a hill about a mile inland, marks the east coast of Corsica between Bastia and Solenzara. The tower suffered some damage during World War II (1943) but was repaired in 1945.
Tower Height: 89
Height of Focal Plane: 305
Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds; range 22 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Grey octagonal masonry tower with a black lantern and gallwery, attached to a rectangular brick dwelling.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1864
Date Present Tower Built: 1864
Date Automated: 1988
Optics: First-order Fresnel lens.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
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