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Name: Ambriz Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Ambriz, , Angola

Location: South side of Ambriz Bay; Bengo Province.

The NGA's "Sailing Directions" indicate there is a "disused light structure" near the lighthouse, presumably the first light. This may also be the ruins of the Bom Jesus Lighthouse (Cal de Bom Jesus) referred to in the tourism publicity of some Angolan embassies in Europe.

Tower Height: 45

Height of Focal Plane: 108

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 12 seconds, visible for 16 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1883: Iron support on the point, focal plane height of 53 feet.

Date Established: 1883

Date Present Tower Built: Late 1930s?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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