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Name: São Tomé Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Santo Amaro de Campos, , Brazil

Location: Cabo São Tomé, NE corner of Rio de Janeiro state, southern Brazil.

Managing Organization:
Diretoria de Hidrografia e Navigacão

Tower Height: 148

Height of Focal Plane: 161

Characteristic and Range: Two long (3 second) white flashes, separated by 10.5 seconds, every 67.5 seconds.

Description of Tower: Red, octagonal, pyramidal cast-iron skeletal tower with central cylinder.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1882

Date Present Tower Built: 1882

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

The lighthouse is at the end of the Av. Boa Vista in Santo Amaro de Campos. It is open daily in the late afternoon.


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