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Name: Ponta de Sagres Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Sagres, , Portugal

Location: Southwest corner of Portugal, Atlantic Ocean.

Managing Organization:
Lighthouse Service, Naval Department

Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 174

Characteristic and Range: Red light, 1 second on, 1 second off; range 11 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Square concrete tower attached to one-story concrete building; lantern roof is red.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1894: Short, square pyramidal tower with cylindrical lantern.

Date Established: 1894

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only?

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