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Name: Capo Peloro Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Torre Faro, , Italy

Location: NE tip of Sicily.

Managing Organization:
Servizio dei Fari

This lighthouse was altered and shortened after being damaged in a 1908 earthquake.

Tower Height: 121

Height of Focal Plane: 121

Characteristic and Range: Two green flashes every 10 seconds; range 19 nautical miles. (Also red light w/focal plane of 72 feet, 2.5 seconds on, 2.5 seconds off.

Description of Tower: Octagonal masonry tower (on dwelling) with black and white bands; lantern dome is gray.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1853

Date Present Tower Built: 1884

Date Deactivated: 1908-c.1930s

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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