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Name: Cap Nachtigal Light  

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Also known as: Cape Nightingale Light

Nearest Town or City:
Limbé, , Cameroon

Location: On the cape, near Mount Cameroon, West Africa.

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Tower Height: 42

Height of Focal Plane: 144

Characteristic and Range: Isophase white 2 seconds (light on for 1 second, off for 1 second), visible for 14 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White masonry tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1904: Two cylindrical towers joined by arch (still standing). c. 1919: Framework tower, focal height of 148 feet.

Date Established: 1904

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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