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Name: Contendas Lighthouse  

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Also known as: Faros Das Contendas

Nearest Town or City:
Contendas, , Portugal

Location: Southeast coast of Terceira Island, Azores.

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Photo: Jim Crockett
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Managing Organization:
Lighthouse Service, Naval Department

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 15 seconds, visible for 23 nautical miles, with red sector.

Description of Tower: White, square tower with red lantern, attached to dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1934

Date Present Tower Built: 1934

Optics: 1934: Third order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Unknown.

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