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Name: Cherchell Light  

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Also known as: Fort Joinville Light

Nearest Town or City:
Cherchell, , Algeria

Location: Central coast, about 45 miles west of Algiers.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand.
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Managing Organization:
Office National de Signalisation Maritime

Tower Height: 85

Height of Focal Plane: 121

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 15 seconds, visible for 21 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White circular stone tower with a black lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1855

Date Present Tower Built: 1855

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