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Name: Ribeirinha Light  

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Also known as: Ponta da Ribeirnha Light

Nearest Town or City:
Ribeirinha, , Portugal

Location: Northeast coast of Faial Island, Azores.

Managing Organization:
Lighthouse Service, Naval Department

An earthquake damaged this lighthouse in 1973, and another earthquake in July 1998 caused further severe damage. The lighthouse has been replaced by a light on a 16-foot metal post.  

Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 482

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 20 seconds (light on post).

Description of Tower: Square masonry tower with red lantern, attached to dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1919

Date Present Tower Built: 1919

Date Deactivated: 1998

Optics: 1919: Second order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Unknown.

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