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Name: Ile (Île) Tristan Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Douarnenez Light

Nearest Town or City:
Douarnenez, , France

Location: Entrance to harbor of Douarnenez, Baie de Douarnenez.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

Tower Height: 35

Height of Focal Plane: 115

Characteristic and Range: Occulting three times every 12 seconds; range 13 (white) and 10 (red) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Unpainted round stone tower, white band near top, black lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1856

Date Present Tower Built: 1856

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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