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Name: Hourdel Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Le Hourdel Light

Nearest Town or City:
Saint-Valéry-sur-Somme, , France

Location: South side of the Baie de Somme, English Channel.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

The original light here was destroyed during World War II (1944).

Tower Height: 59

Height of Focal Plane: 62

Characteristic and Range: Occulting 3 times every 12 seconds, visible for 12 (white sector) and 9 (green) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White circular tower, no lantern.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1852: Beacon on a mast; dwelling nearby.

Date Established: 1852

Date Present Tower Built: 1948

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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