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Name: Ponta de Tumbo Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Fontes Pereira de Melo Light

Nearest Town or City:
Pombas, , Cape Verde

Location: Northeastern point of Ilha de Santo Antão, Atlantic Ocean.

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Managing Organization:
Directorate of Marine and Ports

Tower Height: 52

Height of Focal Plane: 531

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 20 seconds.

Description of Tower: White octagonal masonry tower.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
One-story keeper's house.

Date Established: 1886

Date Present Tower Built: 1886

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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