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Name: Pointe de Sable Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Mahajanga (Majunga), , Madagascar

Location: West side of Mahajanga Harbor, Bombetoka Bay, NW coast of Madagascar, Indian Ocean.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

The tower was formerly painted white with three black bands.

Tower Height: 30

Height of Focal Plane: 36

Characteristic and Range: Occluding white light, 3 flashes (4 seconds, 4 seconds, 1 second) every 12 seconds, visible for 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White tower with a black cupola.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1900

Date Present Tower Built: 1900

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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