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Name: Goncalo Velho Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Ponta do Castelo, , Portugal

Location: Southeast corner of Santa Maria Island, Azores.

Managing Organization:
Lighthouse Service, Naval Department

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 13.5 seconds, visible for 25 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal concrete tower with red lantern, attached to dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1925

Date Present Tower Built: 1925

Date Automated: 1980s

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Unknown.


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