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Name: Erquy Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Erquy, , France

Location: Côtes d'Armor département; on the inner jetty at Erquy.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

Tower Height: 33

Height of Focal Plane: 36

Characteristic and Range: White, red, and green light; depending on direction; occulting (2+1) every 12 seconds. Range 11 nautical miles (white sector) and 8 nm (red and green sectors).

Description of Tower: White round masonry tower with a red lantern.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1896: Temporary beacon.

Date Established: 1896

Date Present Tower Built: 1899

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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