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Name: Ponta Furada Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Farol da Ponta Furada

Nearest Town or City:
Lembá, , Sao Tome and Principe

Location: On the west side of São Tomé Island, Gulf of Guinea, West Africa.

Managing Organization:
São Tomé e Príncipe Ajudas à Navegação Marítima


This light was built under a technical and military cooperation agreement with Portugal.

Tower Height: 16

Height of Focal Plane: 161

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 8 seconds, visible for 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White cross-shaped tower with red bands.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1997

Date Present Tower Built: 1997

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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