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Name: Saint Vaast la Hougue Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Saint Vaast la Hougue, , France

Location: Manche d├ępartement; east side of the Cotentin peninsula; at the end of a long pier extending eastward from the south side of Saint Vaast harbor.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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Tower Height: 36

Height of Focal Plane: 39

Characteristic and Range: Occluding white light, two flashes every 6 seconds, visible for 10 nautical miles (red and green sectors: 7 nm).

Description of Tower: White octagonal metal tower with a red (formerly white) lantern and gallery.

It is not known at this time if this light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1850: Fixed white light on a scaffold-type structure.

Date Established: 1850

Date Present Tower Built: 1865

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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