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Name: Cabo de Sines Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Farol Cabo de Sines

Nearest Town or City:
Sines, , Portugal

Location: Port of Sines, Costa Alentejo.

Managing Organization:
Lighthouse Service, Naval Department

The height of this tower was raised in 1980. Sines is where Vasco da Gama was born.

Tower Height: 72

Height of Focal Plane: 184

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 15 seconds; range 26 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower on top of dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1880

Date Present Tower Built: 1880

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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