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Name: Cabo Carvoeiro Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Peniche, , Portugal

Location: Peniche peninsula.

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Photo: Glenn Brown

Managing Organization:
Lighthouse Service, Naval Department

Tower Height: 88

Height of Focal Plane: 187

Characteristic and Range: Three red flashes every 15 seconds, visible for 15 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square stone tower on dwelling.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1790: 69-foot tower.

Date Established: 1790

Date Present Tower Built: 1886

Date Automated: 1988

Optics: 1886: Third order Fresnel lens; 1923: Fourth order lens; 1988: modern optic.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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