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Name: Ras Bir Light (new)   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Obock, , Djibouti

Location: Ras Bir, northern entrance to Gulf of Tadjoura.

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Photo: Olivier Mellet

Managing Organization:
Djibouti Port Authority

Tower Height: 164

Height of Focal Plane: 243

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds.

Description of Tower: White concrete tower with dark red (black?) band at top.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1889: Square stone tower, still standing.

Date Established: 1889

Date Present Tower Built: 1952

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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