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Name: Croix (Finistère) Light   Map it!

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Also known as: La Croix Light

Nearest Town or City:
Concarneau, , France

Location: Finistère département; on Place de la Croix in Concarneau, south coast of Brittany.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn
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Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

This lighthouse is not to be confused with a light by the same name in the Trieux River (Côtes d'Armor) on the north coast of Brittany.

Tower Height: 40

Height of Focal Plane: 46

Characteristic and Range: Occulting white light, three 1.5-second eclipses every 12 seconds; range 13 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White round tower with a red lantern roof and guardrail, and the words

This light is operational

Date Established: 1848

Date Present Tower Built: 1848

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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