Antsiranana, also known as Diego-Suarez after two Portuguese navigators who were the first Europeans to "discover" it (in 1500), is the third largest port in Madagascar.
Tower Height: 36
Height of Focal Plane: 43
Characteristic and Range: Isophase light, 4-second period, visible for 13 nautical miles (red sector: 10 miles; green sector: 9 miles).
Description of Tower: Tower on two-story building, black cupola.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1960s?
Date Present Tower Built: 1960s?
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
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