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Name: Bastia Mole Génois Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Bastia, , France

Location: Corsica; NE side of the island; north side of the entrance to Bastia's Vieux Port (Old Port).

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

Tower Height: 29

Height of Focal Plane: 43

Characteristic and Range: Green light occulting twice every 6 seconds; range 8 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Round masonry tower with a green lantern.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1863: Scaffold on a metal hut.

Date Established: 1863

Date Present Tower Built: 1904

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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