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Name: Pointe aux Canonniers Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Grand Baie, , Mauritius

Location: Northern tip of Mauritius, Indian Ocean.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Le Canonniers Hotel

This lighthouse was built on a tower of a fort at Pointe aux Canonniers. It is now owned by the Cannonier Hotel and is known as the Bob Marlin Miniclub. It is used as a daycare center for children (3-12 years old) of guests.

Height of Focal Plane: 38

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white light with a red sector, visible for 10 miles.

Description of Tower: Polygonal lantern on a stone tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1855

Date Deactivated: ?

Current Use: Hotel daycare center.


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