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Name: Cap Ferret Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Cap-Ferret, , France

Location: Bassin d'Arcachon, SW coast of France.

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

Tower Height: 171

Height of Focal Plane: 175

Characteristic and Range: Red flash every 5 seconds; range 27 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Concrete tower; lower part white and round, upper part red and 12-sided, attached to dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1840

Date Present Tower Built: 1949

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes (?)

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