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Name: Ponta de São Lourenço Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Machico, , Portugal

Location: Islet off the easternmost point of Madeira Island.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Lighthouse Service, Naval Department

Tower Height: 33

Height of Focal Plane: 338

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds, visible for 20 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White octagonal tower on top of dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1870

Date Present Tower Built: 1870

Date Automated: 1983

Optics: 1870: Second order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Unknown.


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