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Name: Ponta do Tafe Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Cabinda, , Angola

Location: On a point on the south side of Cabinda Bay; Cabinda Province.

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Tower Height: 65

Height of Focal Plane: 89

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds, visible for 20 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Red and white fiberglass tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1888: White (later red) tripod, focal plane height of 50 feet. 1940s?: White framework tower, focal plane height of 89 feet.

Date Established: 1888

Date Present Tower Built: 2002

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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