Bureau des Phares et Balises
This lighthouse replaced a lighthouse built at Pointe de Raz in 1839. That tower still stands and serves as a signal station.
Tower Height: 88
Height of Focal Plane: 108
Characteristic and Range: Occulting three times every 12 seconds (2 + 1 pattern); range 18 (white), 13 (red), and 14 (green) nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Square pyramidal stone tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1887
Date Present Tower Built: 1887
Fog Signal: Horn; 3 blasts every 60 seconds.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
This lighthouse can be seen from Pointe de Raz.
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