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Name: Ponta Delgada Breakwater Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Ponta Delgada, , Portugal

Location: South coast of São Miguel Island, Azores.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Tower Height: 23

Height of Focal Plane: 56

Characteristic and Range: Red light occulting every 3 seconds.

Description of Tower: Conical tower with red and white bands, no lantern.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1900: Red iron tower.

Date Established: 1900

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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