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Name: Beauduc Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Salin de Giraud, , France

Location: Bouches du Rhône département; about 7 miles west of Port Saint Louis du Rhône.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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The lighthouse replaced a day beacon erected in 1865.

Tower Height: 89

Height of Focal Plane: 82

Characteristic and Range: Two red flashes every 10 seconds; range 18 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Conical masonry tower with a black lantern; dwelling adjacent.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1903

Date Present Tower Built: 1902-03

Date Automated: 2001

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Access to the remote lighthouse is possible from Salin de Giraud by a long hike on dunes that are often eroded by the sea. (Access by all-terrain vehicles is also said to be possible.)

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