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Nearest Town or City:
Noumea, , New Caledonia

Location: On island about 10 miles from Noumea, Boulari Passe.

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This is said to be the world's tallest metal lighthouse. It was prefabricated in Paris.

Tower Height: 180

Height of Focal Plane: 171

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 15 seconds.

Description of Tower: White cast iron conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1865

Date Present Tower Built: 1865

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

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