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Name: Guia Light (Portugal)   Map it!

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Also known as: Farol Guia

Nearest Town or City:
Cascais, , Portugal

Location: Approach to Port of Lisbon.

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Photo: Diogo Monteiro

Managing Organization:
Lighthouse Service, Naval Department

Tower Height: 92

Height of Focal Plane: 190

Characteristic and Range: White light, 1 second on, 1 second off; range 19 (white) and 16 (red) nautical miles. (Also red light on range to the ESE.)

Description of Tower: Octagonal stone tower, covered with white tiles, with red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: c. 1537

Date Present Tower Built: 1810?

Date Automated: 1982

Optics: Third order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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