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Name: Port la Chaîne Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Grande Passe feu antérieur

Nearest Town or City:
Pleubian, , France

Location: Côtes d'Armor département; on the east side of the Jaudy (Tréguier) River, about 1 mile north of Pleubian.

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

This is the front light of the Grande Passe range, with Saint Antoine serving as the rear light.

Tower Height: 16

Height of Focal Plane: 39

Characteristic and Range: Occulting white light, one-second eclipse every 4 seconds; range 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White rectangular stone house with unpainted stone trimmings; the words "PORT LA CHAINE" are painted in dark red on one side. The light is shown from a small platform outside the top window on that side of the house.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1863

Date Present Tower Built: 1863

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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