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Name: Cape Recife Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Port Elizabeth, , South Africa

Location: Southern entrance to Algoa Bay, the Cape Recife Nature Reserve.


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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
National Ports Authority

Website: http://www.npa.co.za/salato/Cape%20Recife.htm

Notes:
Guided tours of the lighthouse are available, and there is a gift shop on the site.

Tower Height: 79

Height of Focal Plane: 92

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white with three more intense flashes every 30 seconds, with red sector.

Description of Tower: Octagonal masonry tower with alternating black and white horizontal bands.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1851

Date Present Tower Built: 1851

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

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