São Tomé e Príncipe Ajudas à Navegação Marítima
This lighthouse was refurbished in 1994 under a technical and military cooperation agreement with Portugal. The fort where the lighthouse is located, the Fortaleza de São Sebastião, is the national museum for São Tomé and Principe.
Tower Height: 20
Height of Focal Plane: 43
Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 12 seconds, visible for 12 nautical miles (red sector: 9 miles).
Description of Tower: White conical tower with red lantern.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1866
Date Present Tower Built: 1928
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
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