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Name: Ponta da Barra Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Barra Light

Also known as: Rio Inhambane Light

Nearest Town or City:
Tofo, , Mozambique

Location: End of Barra Peninsula, entrance to Bay of Inhambane, Indian Ocean.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Tower Height: 43

Height of Focal Plane: 82

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 10 seconds.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical stone tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1873?

Date Present Tower Built: 1904?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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