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Name: Pietra Light   Map it!

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Also known as: La Pietra Light

Also known as: Ïle Rousse Light

Nearest Town or City:
Ïle Rousse, , France

Location: Corsica; NW coast of the island; about 17 miles NE of Calvi.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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Tower Height: 43

Height of Focal Plane: 209

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 12 seconds, range 15 nautical miles (green sector: 12 nm).

Description of Tower: White square masonry tower with a green lantern and gallery, rising from a white dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1857

Date Present Tower Built: 1857

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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