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Name: Saint Gervais Light  

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Also known as: Pointe de Saint Gervais Light

Nearest Town or City:
Fos sur Mer, , France

Location: Bouches du Rhône département; on the north side of the Golfe de Fos.


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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Notes:
This is the most recent major French lighthouse to be built on the Mediterranean.

Tower Height: 148

Height of Focal Plane: 148

Characteristic and Range: Seven quick flashes every 12 seconds; range 25 nautical miles (white sector) and 21 nm (red and green sectors).

Description of Tower: Grey oval concrete tower with a green watchroom.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1978

Date Present Tower Built: 1978

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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