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Name: Cap Couronne Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Carro, , France

Location: Bouches du Rhône département; SE entrance of the Golfe de Fos, west of Marseille.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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Tower Height: 102

Height of Focal Plane: 111

Characteristic and Range: Red flash every 3 seconds; range 20 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White round masonry tower, upper portion red.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1867: Red square stone tower on a white dwelling, 44 feet tall (now destroyed).

Date Established: 1867

Date Present Tower Built: 1959

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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