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Name: Formigas Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Santa Maria Island, , Portugal

Location: Formigas Islets, Azores.

Managing Organization:
Lighthouse Service, Naval Department

The uninhabited Formigas are two low-lying islands located about 23 miles (37 kilometers) northeast of Santa Maria Island. They have been declared a nature reserve.

Tower Height: 62

Height of Focal Plane: 72

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 12 seconds, visible for 9 miles.

Description of Tower: Conical masonry tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1950

Date Present Tower Built: 1950

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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