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Name: Vung Tau Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Mui (Cape) Vung Tau Light

Also known as: Cap Saint-Jacques Light

Nearest Town or City:
Vung Tau, , Vietnam

Location: East side of the mouth of the Mekong Delta leading to Ho Chi Minh City.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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Managing Organization:
Vietnam Maritime Safety Agency

Tower Height: 59

Height of Focal Plane: 633

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds, visible for 29 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White round tower on dwelling.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1862: White tower, 26 feet tall. 1885: White tower, focal plane height of 488 feet. 1911: White tower, 49 feet tall.

Date Established: 1862

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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