The lighthouse was severely damaged in 1944. It was restored between 1947 and 1950.
Tower Height: 141
Height of Focal Plane: 135
Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds; range 23 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Conical masonry tower, painted in black and white bands; dwelling adjacent.
This light is operational
1830: Temporary wooden tower, 49 feet tall. 1840: Cylindrical tower, 120 feet tall.
Date Established: 1830
Date Present Tower Built: 1892
Date Automated: 1972
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Accessible from Salin de Giraud by an unpaved road.
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