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Name: Baleines Light (new)    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

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

Tower Height: 187

Height of Focal Plane: 174

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 15 seconds.

Description of Tower: Octagonal stone tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1699: Round stone tower (still standing).

Date Established: 1699

Date Present Tower Built: 1854

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

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