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Name: Rufisque Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Rufisque, , Senegal

Location: Northeast side of Gorée Bay, West Africa.

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Tower Height: 39

Height of Focal Plane: 39

Characteristic and Range: Green flash every 2 seconds, visible for 11 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Black metal skeleton tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1879: Tower, focal plane height of 52 feet. 1913: White rectangular building, focal plane height of 85 feet.

Date Established: 1879

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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