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Name: Baleines Light (old)   Map it!

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Also known as: Les Baleines Light

Also known as: Île de Ré Light

Nearest Town or City:
Le Gillieux, , France

Location: Western end of Île de Ré, Atlantic Ocean.

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Photo: Roger Swanston

This lighthouse was replaced by a new one nearby in 1854.

Description of Tower: Round stone tower, lantern removed.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1699

Date Present Tower Built: 1699

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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