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Name: Cabras Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Farol do Ilhéu das Cabras

Nearest Town or City:
Micoló, , Sao Tome and Principe

Location: Islet off the northeast end of São Tomé Island, Gulf of Guinea, West Africa.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
São Tomé e Príncipe Ajudas à Navegação Marítima


This lighthouse was refurbished in 1994 under a technical and military cooperation agreement with Portugal.

Tower Height: 16

Height of Focal Plane: 319

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes (2+1) every 15 seconds, visible for 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White round iron tower with a red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1890

Date Present Tower Built: 1890

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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