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Name: Cotonou Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Cotonou, , Benin

Location: Bight of Benin, West Africa.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Tower Height: 85

Height of Focal Plane: 102

Characteristic and Range: One white flash every 5 seconds, visible for 20 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Grey, square skeleton tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1910: Tower with red and white bands, focal height of 52 feet.

Date Established: 1910?

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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