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Name: Pyramide Light   Map it!

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Also known as: La Pyramide Light

Nearest Town or City:
Bénodet, , France

Location: Estuaire de l'Odet, South Brittany coast.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

This lighthouse was damaged in August 1944 during World War II and was later repaired. It is the common rear light for the Pointe de Combrit and Pointe du Coq ranges.

Tower Height: 128

Height of Focal Plane: 157

Characteristic and Range: Green light, occulting three times every 12 seconds in a 2+1 pattern; range 11 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical stone tower with unpainted trim and a green lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1848

Date Present Tower Built: 1887

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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