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Name: Cap Lévi Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Cap Lévy Light

Nearest Town or City:
Fermanville, , France

Location: Manche département; on a headland about 13 miles NE of Cherbourg.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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Tower Height: 89

Height of Focal Plane: 118

Characteristic and Range: Red flash every 5 seconds, visible for 22 miles.

Description of Tower: Granite tower with four concave sides.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1858: Square granite tower, 105 feet tall, with a circular half-tower attached to the north side (destroyed in 1944).

Date Established: 1858

Date Present Tower Built: 1948

Date Automated: 1975

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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