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Name: Pointe de Cansado Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Nouâdhibou, , Mauritania

Location: On the east side of the Cap Blanc Peninsula, about 3.5 miles south of Nouâdhibou (formerly Port-Étienne).

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Height of Focal Plane: 66

Characteristic and Range: Quick white flash, visible for 11 nautical miles (red sector: 8 miles).

Description of Tower: Red lantern on a block house.

It is not known at this time if this light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1913: Masonry tower, 13 feet tall, focal plane height of 59 feet.

Date Established: 1913

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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