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Name: Ponta da Agulha Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Ilheu de Bugio Light

Nearest Town or City:
Funchal, , Portugal

Location: On Ilheu de Bugio, one of the Ilhas Desertas, southeast of Madeira Island.

Managing Organization:
Lighthouse Service, Naval Department

Tower Height: 26

Height of Focal Plane: 236

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 4 seconds, visible for 13 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Cylindrical tower on dwelling.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1961: Hexagonal concrete tower.

Date Established: 1961

Date Present Tower Built: 2003

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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