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Name: Ile Rachgoun Light  

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Also known as: Beni Saf Light

Nearest Town or City:
Beni Saf, , Algeria

Location: Western Algeria, a few miles west of Beni Saf.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Office National de Signalisation Maritime

Tower Height: 49

Height of Focal Plane: 266

Characteristic and Range: Two red flashes every 10 seconds, visible for 16 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Yellow, square stone tower on a rectangular dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1870

Date Present Tower Built: 1870

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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