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Name: Pointe de Bel-Air Light  

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Also known as: Sainte-Suzanne Light

Nearest Town or City:
Sainte-Suzanne, , Reunion

Location: Indian Ocean.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
ASSAUPASS (Association pour la sauvegarde du patrimoine de Sainte-Suzanne)

This lighthouse was restored in 1996. A local heritage group, Association pour la sauvegarde du patrimoine de Sainte-Suzanne (ASSAUPASS), organizes tours that include the lighthouse. The lighthouse also serves as a venue for temporary art exhibits organized by ASSAUPASS.

Tower Height: 82

Height of Focal Plane: 157

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 15 seconds, visible for 23 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical tower with a red band and a green cupola; dwelling nearby.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1846

Date Present Tower Built: 1846

Date Automated: 1989

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.


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