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Name: Nouakchott Pierhead Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Nouakchott, , Mauritania

Location: On wharf at Nouakchott, NW coast of Africa.

Managing Organization:
Port Autonome de Nouakchott

Tower Height: 33

Height of Focal Plane: 49

Characteristic and Range: White light occulting every 4 seconds; range 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White concrete tower with black top.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1960s

Date Present Tower Built: 1960s

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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