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Saint Mathieu lighthouse / Brittanny / France
A1874.1; CA48970

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According to Russ the modern lighthouse is built amid the ruins of a 13th century Benedictine abbey; the monks began showing a light from the tower of the abbey in 1692

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Album name:peelander / North and West coasts of France
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):1835
Height of the tower, m:37 Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:56
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):Flashing, period 15s, 3 flashes, flash 0.2s, eclipse 14s, white; Aux: Fixed white,dir. intens 157.5°-159.5°
Range, nm:Main: 29 nm Aux:28 nm
Coordinates (in any format):48 19.7945 N 4 46.2568 W
Displayed:150 times
Date added:Jun 21, 2012
DateTime Original:2012:06:03 11:13:32
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Keywords:France ; Le Conquet ; Bay of Biscay ; Brittany
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