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Name: Lavezzi Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Ïles Lavezzi Light

Nearest Town or City:
Bonifacio, , France

Location: Corsica SE coast; on Pointe Becchi, the southern tip of Île Lavezzi, SE of Bonifacio.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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Tower Height: 39

Height of Focal Plane: 89

Characteristic and Range: Occulting twice every six seconds, red or white depending on direction; range 17 (white) and 14 (red) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Square tower with a black and red lantern, attached to a dwelling, both painted in red and white bands on the front, with the name LAVEZZI painted in red on two sides.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1874

Date Present Tower Built: 1874

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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