Search ||  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z 

Name: Iles Sanguinaires Light  

Feedback to the database manager

Nearest Town or City:
Ajaccio, , France

Location: Sanguinaires Islands, Corsica.


Click to enlarge: Photo    Large photo
Photo: Carl Nelson
Related Photos

Notes:
The lens apparatus formerly in the lighthouse, manufactured by Sauter, Lemonnier et Cie. in Paris, is now displayed in Ajaccio's Game Maritime (ferry building).

Tower Height: 59

Height of Focal Plane: 321

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 15 seconds; range 24 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square tower, black lantern, on white building.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1844

Date Present Tower Built: 1838-44

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
Excursions to Grande Sanguinaire (Mezzumare) Island, where the lighthouse is located, are available from Ajaccio. See www.naveva.com/corse-promenades-en-mer/4_3_Iles-Sanguinaires.html

Featured
Products

Subscribe
to Lighthouse Digest


USLHS Marker Fund


Lighthouse Jewelry


Lighthouse Service Sweatshirt













Subscribe   Contact Us   About Us   Copyright Foghorn Publishing, 1994- 2017 Lighthouse Facts       Lighthouse History