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Name: Barfleur Entrance Rear Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Barfleur Feu postérieur

Nearest Town or City:
Barfleur, , France

Location: Manche département; east side of the harbor, 945 feet from the front light.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Tower Height: 43

Height of Focal Plane: 43

Characteristic and Range: Occluding white light, three flashes every 12 seconds, visible for 10 miles (synchronized with the front light).

Description of Tower: Square stone tower with a gallery below the lantern, attached to a two-story dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1832

Date Present Tower Built: 1844

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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