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Name: Roscoff Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Roscoff Range Rear Light

Nearest Town or City:
Roscoff, , France

Location: North Finistère, Brittany coast.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

The front range light that works in tandem with this lighthouse is about 1400 feet away, and is a white column with a green top, a white square daymark and a black stripe.

Tower Height: 79

Height of Focal Plane: 79

Characteristic and Range: Oc. (2+1) white, period 12 seconds, visible for 15 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Gray square masonry tower, white on range line.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1917

Date Present Tower Built: 1917

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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