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Name: Bas-Sablons Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Saint-Malo, , France

Location: Ille-et-Vilaine département; harbor at Saint-Malo.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn
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Of the five main lighthouses that existed in the Saint-Malo harbor before the Second World War (Grand Jardin, Rochebonne, Bas-Sablons, La Balue, and Mole des Noires), this is the only one that was not destroyed in August 1944.

Tower Height: 65

Height of Focal Plane: 66

Characteristic and Range: Fixed green; range 22 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square masonry tower with a gabled roof, upper portion painted black; the light is shown through a square window at the top of the tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1868

Date Present Tower Built: 1868

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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