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Name: Lanvaon Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Lanvaon Feu Postérieur

Also known as: Lanvaon Range Rear Light

Nearest Town or City:
Plouguerneau, , France

Location: About 1 mile inland, west of Plouguerneau, English Channel.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

Tower Height: 90

Height of Focal Plane: 180

Characteristic and Range: Quick-flashing white; range 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square tower with unpainted stone trim, peaked roof; light is shown through window.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1845: Light in church tower.

Date Established: 1845

Date Present Tower Built: 1869

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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