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Name: Ile Rousse Jetée Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Ïle Rousse, , France

Location: Corsica; NW coast, on the jetty on the north side of the harbor.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Tower Height: 39

Height of Focal Plane: 39

Characteristic and Range: Isophase green light, 4-second period, visible for 5 miles.

Description of Tower: White circular masonry tower with a green lantern and gallery.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1883: Circular masonry tower, 15 feet tall.

Date Established: 1858

Date Present Tower Built: 1934

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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