Goulphar lighthouse

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Goulphar lighthouse
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Goulphar lighthouse is located in France
Goulphar lighthouse
Location Bangor, Belle-Île-en-Mer, Morbihan, France
Coordinates 47°18′39.2″N 3°13′37.2″W / 47.310889°N 3.227000°W / 47.310889; -3.227000Coordinates: 47°18′39.2″N 3°13′37.2″W / 47.310889°N 3.227000°W / 47.310889; -3.227000
Year first constructed 1836
Construction granite tower
Tower shape cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern unpainted tower, red lantern and rail
Height 52.25 metres (171.4 ft)
Focal height 92 metres (302 ft)
Light source mains power
Range 27 nautical miles (50 km)
Characteristic Gp.Fl.(2) W 10s
Admiralty number D1032
NGA number 0640
ARLHS number FRA-301
France number FR-0799[1]
Managing agent Service des phares et balises

The Goulphar lighthouse (Phare de Goulphar or Grand Phare de Kervilahouen) is a lighthouse on Belle-Île-en-Mer in France. It is a granite tower combining the technical buildings and the keepers' lodgings, designed by Augustin Fresnel.

Goulphar was listed as Monument historique in 1995.[2]

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  1. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of France: Morbihan". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved January 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ Phare de Goulphar, French Ministry of Culture