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Name: Cap de Feno Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Cap Feno Light

Nearest Town or City:
Bonifacio, , France

Location: Corsica; west of Bonifacio, near the south point of the island.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

The main light is directional; i.e. it shines with greater intensity within a 2 degree arc of its beam. The tower also holds an auxiliary light with a focal plane height of 75 feet that is synchronized with the directional light and emits four white flashes every 15 seconds over 7 miles (red sector: 4 miles).

Tower Height: 39

Height of Focal Plane: 69

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 15 seconds; range 21 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square masonry tower, upper part black.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1874

Date Present Tower Built: 1874

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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