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Name: Chiappa Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Pointe de la Chiappa Light

Nearest Town or City:
Porto Vecchio, , France

Location: Corsica; SE coast of the island; in the south approaches to Porto Vecchio.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

Tower Height: 69

Height of Focal Plane: 213

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 15 seconds; range 23 miles.

Description of Tower: White square stone tower with a red lantern, rising from a white square dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1845

Date Present Tower Built: 1838-45

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

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