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Name: Ponta do Sombreiro Light   Map it!

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Also known as: St. Philip's Bonnet Light

Nearest Town or City:
BaĆ­a Farta, , Angola

Location: At the tip of the Morro do Sombreiro; Benguela Province.

Tower Height: 23

Height of Focal Plane: 424

Characteristic and Range: Occluding (3) W 9s, visible for 8 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Red column on a white dwelling.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1892: Brown lighthouse, focal plane height of 393 feet.

Date Established: 1885

Date Present Tower Built: 1950s?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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