Phare du Cap Leucate

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Phare du Cap Leucate
Cap Leucate (Aude), light house.jpg
Cap Leucate
Location Cap Leucate, Leucate, Aude, France.
Coordinates 42°54′38.0″N 003°03′21.3″E / 42.910556°N 3.055917°E / 42.910556; 3.055917Coordinates: 42°54′38.0″N 003°03′21.3″E / 42.910556°N 3.055917°E / 42.910556; 3.055917
Year first constructed 1951
Construction masonry tower
Tower shape square frustum tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern white tower with unpainted trim, red lantern
Height 19.4 metres (64 ft)
Focal height 68.3 metres (224 ft)
Intensity 180 W
Range 20 nautical miles (37 km)
Characteristic Fl (2)W 10s.
Admiralty number E0518
NGA number 6088
ARLHS number FRA-230
France number FR-1293[1]

The Phare du Cap Leucate is a lighthouse situated on the Cap Leucate, located in the south-eastern part of the Corbières maritimes in the French Department Aude on the territory of the commune of Leucate. It was constructed in 1950 and illuminated in 1951. It is an automatic but guarded lighthouse; visits are not permitted.

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  1. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of France: Languedoc-Roussillon". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved January 24, 2016. 

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