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Name: Cabo Frio Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Cabo Frio, , Brazil

Location: Southeastern Brazil.

Managing Organization:
Brazilian Navy/Diretoria de Hidrografia e Navigação

Notes:
This light station is still staffed.

Tower Height: 52

Height of Focal Plane: 472

Characteristic and Range: White light, 1.2 seconds on, 8.8 seconds off.

Description of Tower: Cast-iron tower on one-story keeper's quarters.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1836: Lighthouse on Ilha de Cabo Frio, light approximately 1275 feet above sea level. The ruins still stand. 1861: New tower on mainland.

Date Established: 1836

Date Present Tower Built: 1925

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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