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Name: Plate Light (Finistère)   Map it!

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Also known as: La Plate Light

Also known as: Feu de la Plate

Nearest Town or City:
Lescoff, , France

Location: On a rock less than one mile offshore, west of Pointe du Raz, département du Finistère.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

The first lighthouse here was destroyed by a storm in late 1896, soon after it was built.

Tower Height: 85

Height of Focal Plane: 62

Characteristic and Range: Nine very quick white flashes every 10 seconds; range 8 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Yellow octagonal concrete tower with black band.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1896

Date Present Tower Built: 1910

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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