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Name: Pointe de Porz-Don Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Paimpol, , France

Location: Côtes d'Armor département; on a point on the north side of Paimpol harbor, about a mile from the town center.

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

The light is shown from a large window at one end of the house.

Tower Height: 26

Height of Focal Plane: 43

Characteristic and Range: Occulting twice every 6 seconds; range 15 nautical miles (white sector) and 11 nm (red sector).

Description of Tower: White rectangular house with unpainted stone edges.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1880

Date Present Tower Built: 1880

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

The lighthouse can be seen from the road.

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