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Name: Penedos São Pedro e São Paulo Light  

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Also known as: St. Peter and St. Paul Rocks Light

Nearest Town or City:
, Brazil

Location: About 625 miles NE of Cabo de São Roque, about 60 miles N of the Equator.

Managing Organization:
Brazilian Navy/Diretoria de Hidrografia e Navigação

St. Peter and St. Paul Rocks Light are located about halfway between Brazil and West Africa. The islands are part of the mid-oceanic ridge of the Atlantic Ocean, one of the world’s longest mountain chains.

Tower Height: 20

Height of Focal Plane: 95

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds.

Description of Tower: Fiberglass tower with horizontal red and white bands.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1930

Date Present Tower Built: c. 1999

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.


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