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Name: Vila do Maio Light   Map it!

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Vila do Maio, , Cape Verde

Location: Forte de São José, SW corner of Ilha do Maio, Atlantic Ocean.

Managing Organization:
Directorate of Marine and Ports

Height of Focal Plane: 72

Characteristic and Range: Three red flashes every 12 seconds.

Description of Tower: White square stone tower on fort.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1887

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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