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Name: Grand Jardin Light   Map it!

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Also known as: La Pierre du Jardin Light

Also known as: Phare du Grand Jardin

Nearest Town or City:
Dinard, , France

Location: Ille-et-Vilaine d├ępartement; on a rock off the Ile de C├ęzembre, north of Dinard, near Saint-Malo.

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Photo: Roger Swanston
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The original lighthouse here was destroyed in August 1944. The current tower, built after the war, is very similar to the original. The light serves as a front light with the Rochebonne Light for the Chenal de la Grande Porte. This range is used in conjunction with the range formed by the Bas-Sablons and La Balue lights in entering the harbor of Saint-Malo.

Tower Height: 125

Height of Focal Plane: 79

Characteristic and Range: Two red flashes every 10 seconds; range 15 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Conical stone tower with a red lantern and gallery.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1868

Date Present Tower Built: 1949

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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