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Name: Ile aux Prunes Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Nosy Alanana Light

Nearest Town or City:
Toamasina (Tamatave), , Madagascar

Location: On a small island about 10 miles NE of Toamasina, central east coast of Madagascar, Indian Ocean.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

This light also serves as an aeromarine light.

Tower Height: 197

Height of Focal Plane: 197

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 25 seconds, visible for 23 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White round tower, black top.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1932

Date Present Tower Built: 1932

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only?

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