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Name: La Désirade Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Grand Savane, , Guadeloupe

Location: Eastern end of island of La Désirade.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Tower Height: 66

Height of Focal Plane: 164

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds; range 20 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White triangular concrete tower with red gallery.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1933: red iron tower, 66 feet tall, focal plane at 173 feet.

Date Established: 1933

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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