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Name: Cap Lopez Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Port Gentil, , Gabon

Location: Mandji Island, West Africa.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

he light was discontinued many years ago. The rusted lighthouse still stands but sand erosion is causing it to lean and there are fears that it may collapse before too long.

Height of Focal Plane: 98

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds, visible for 15 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical metal tower, upper part copper-colored.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1897: White, square, skeleton tower, focal height of 41 feet.

Date Established: 1897

Date Present Tower Built: 1911

Date Deactivated: ?

Current Use: Unlit daymark.

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