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Name: Riposto Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Punta Chiancona Light

Nearest Town or City:
Riposto, , Italy

Location: Near foot of breakwater in Riposto, east coast of Sicily.

Managing Organization:
Servizio dei Fari

Tower Height: 20

Height of Focal Plane: 49

Characteristic and Range: Long (2 second) flash every 5 seconds; range 17 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1903: Square tower on dwelling; still standing (lantern removed).

Date Established: 1903

Date Present Tower Built: 1989

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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