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Name: Porto Torres Light (new)   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Porto Torres, , Italy

Location: NW coast of Sardinia.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Servizio dei Fari

Tower Height: 66

Height of Focal Plane: 147

Characteristic and Range: Two long white flashes every 10 seconds; range 16 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White three-story tower on one-story dwelling; lantern dome is gray.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1825: Small tower on top of octagonal stone fortification (still standing).

Date Established: 1825

Date Present Tower Built: 1966

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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