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Name: Monte Orlando Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Gaeta Light

Nearest Town or City:
Gaeta, , Italy

Location: Monte Orlando, west coast of Italy.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Servizio dei Fari

Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 607

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 15 seconds; range 23 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical masonry tower with gray lantern.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1854: Light on convent, focal plane height 235 feet. 1888: 84-foot tower, focal plane height 237 feet.

Date Established: 1854

Date Present Tower Built: 1954

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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