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Name: Analalava Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Analalava, , Madagascar

Location: About 120 miles NE of Mahajanga (Majunga), west coast of Madagascar, Indian Ocean.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

This lighthouse was formerly painted white with two black bands.

Tower Height: 30

Height of Focal Plane: 203

Characteristic and Range: Occluding light, 2 flashes (3 seconds and 1 second) every 6 seconds, visible for 10 nautical miles (red sector: 7 miles; green sector: 6 miles).

Description of Tower: White tower with a black lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1910

Date Present Tower Built: 1910

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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