Bureau des Phares et Balises
The tower was built over a period of more than two decades, with several interruptions due to the lack of a ship to transport workers, damage caused by storms, etc. The light eventually became operational in 1911.
Tower Height: 62
Height of Focal Plane: 36
Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 10 seconds, visible for 11 nautical miles (red and green sectors: 8 nm).
Description of Tower: Yellow octagonal tower with a black upper portion.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1911
Date Present Tower Built: 1887-1909
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!