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Name: Port en Bessin Rear Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Port en Bessin, , France

Location: English Channel, Calvados.

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Photo: Xavier Leroy

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

The front light is shown from a mast.

Tower Height: 39

Height of Focal Plane: 139

Characteristic and Range: White occulting light with a 12-second period (2+1), visible for 11 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Light shown from a window in a former keeper's stone dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1854

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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