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Name: Aveiro Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Farol de Aveiro

Also known as: Farol da Barra

Nearest Town or City:
Barra, , Portugal

Location: Port of Aveiro, north Portugal.

Managing Organization:
Lighthouse Service, Naval Department

An elevator was installed in this lighthouse in the 1950s.

Tower Height: 203

Height of Focal Plane: 217

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 13 seconds, visible for 23 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Conical tower with alternating red and white horizontal bands, on dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1893

Date Present Tower Built: 1893

Date Automated: 1950

Optics: 1893: First order Fresnel lens; 1947: Third order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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