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Name: Denis Island Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Ile Denis Light

Nearest Town or City:
Saint-Denis, , Seychelles

Location: Small island about 50 miles north of Mahé, the main island in the Seychelles.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Tower Height: 90

Height of Focal Plane: 120

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds, visible for 10 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, triangular pyramidal skeletal metal tower with enclosed watchroom and lantern; skeletal extension above lantern level (added c. 1973).

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1882: Square skeletal tower.

Date Established: 1882

Date Present Tower Built: 1910

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes (?)

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