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Propriano, , France

Location: Corsica; west coast; at the end of the main jetty in Propriano.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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Propriano, located in the Golfe de Valinco, is both a fishing harbor and a maritime seaport with ferry service to mainland France and Sardinia.

Tower Height: 56

Height of Focal Plane: 53

Characteristic and Range: White light occulting 3 times every 12 seconds; range 15 nautical miles (green sector: 12 nm).

Description of Tower: White conical masonry tower with a green lantern and gallery, equipment storage room attached.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1879: White circular masonry tower, 28 feet tall.

Date Established: 1879

Date Present Tower Built: 1908

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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