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Nearest Town or City:
Campoloro, , France

Location: Corsica; about 12 miles north of Aléria on the east side of the island.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

This lighthouse, built on a hill about a mile inland, marks the east coast of Corsica between Bastia and Solenzara. The tower suffered some damage during World War II (1943) but was repaired in 1945.

Tower Height: 89

Height of Focal Plane: 305

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds; range 22 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Grey octagonal masonry tower with a black lantern and gallwery, attached to a rectangular brick dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1864

Date Present Tower Built: 1864

Date Automated: 1988

Optics: First-order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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