Farol de Pedra de Lume

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Farol de Pedra de Lume (rear)[1]
Capela Pedra Lume 02.jpg
Pedra de Lume chapel and lighthouse
Farol de Pedra de Lume (rear)[1] is located in Cape Verde
Farol de Pedra de Lume (rear)[1]
Farol de Pedra de Lume (rear)[1]
Cape Verde
LocationPedra de Lume
Cape Verde
Coordinates16°45′50.1″N 22°53′34.2″W / 16.763917°N 22.892833°W / 16.763917; -22.892833Coordinates: 16°45′50.1″N 22°53′34.2″W / 16.763917°N 22.892833°W / 16.763917; -22.892833
Year first constructed1855[2]
Constructionmasonry building
Tower height26 feet (7.9 m)[1]
Focal height13 metres (43 ft)[1]
Range1 nautical mile (1.9 km; 1.2 mi)[1]
CharacteristicF R (occasional)
Admiralty numberD2923.1[1]
NGA number24180[1]
Cape Verde number2026
Managing agentprivate[1][3]

Farol de Pedra de Lume is a lighthouse in the eastern point of the island of Sal in northeastern Cape Verde at the small port of Pedra de Lume and 5 km east of the city of Espargos. The chapel was completed in 1853, the lighthouse was competed in 1855.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g List of Lights, Pub. 113: The West Coasts of Europe and Africa, the Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea and Azovskoye More (Sea of Azov) (PDF). List of Lights. United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 2018. p. 426.
  2. ^ a b Chapel image with construction date
  3. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Cape Verde". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 15 August 2018.

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