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Name: Zarzis Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Zarzis, , Tunisia

Location: Southeastern Tunisia, about 50 miles from the Libyan border.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Office de la Marine Marchande et des Ports de Tunisie

Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 49

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 12 seconds; range 15 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White octagonal tower with a black lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1894

Date Present Tower Built: 1894

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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