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Name: Chindela Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Ponta Chindela Light

Also known as: Farolim da Chindela

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

Location: On the south side of Cape Chindela, east of Santo António, Príncipe Island, Gulf of Guinea, West Africa.

Managing Organization:
São Tomé e Príncipe Ajudas à Navegação Marítima


This light was built under a technical and military cooperation agreement with Portugal.

Tower Height: 16

Height of Focal Plane: 115

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 15 seconds, visible for 9 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White cross-shaped tower with red bands.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1996

Date Present Tower Built: 1996

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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