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Lighthouse Whale, with its height of 57.10 m and reaching 24 miles of light can be seen 45 km. The flagship of Baleineaux at sea, is a tower 31 m high with a range of 18 miles of light. The two new lights are lit for the first time on 15 January 1854. In 1922 the lighthouse has a group of generators. It will then projecting far beyond the recognizable pertuis clears his four white flashes. In 1928 the generators are changed for dynamos. It was in 1941 that the lighthouse is connected to the national electricity grid.

Source http://a.gaudin.free.fr/phare.htm

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  • Copyright: Alex Vallet (omael) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 21 W: 5 N: 27] (286)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2009-04-28
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/4.5, 1/60 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
  • Date Submitted: 2009-05-16 9:58
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