|Native name: |
Ilha dos Tigres
|Area||98 km2 (38 sq mi)|
|Length||20 km (12 mi)|
|Width||6 km (3.7 mi)|
|Highest elevation||30 m (100 ft)|
|Location||Ponta da Marca|
|Year first constructed||~1930s|
|Construction||masonry tower (current)|
metal skeletal tower (first) 
|Tower shape||conical tower (current)|
square pyramidal skeletal tower with balcony, lantern and enclosed observatory room (first) 
|Markings / pattern||white tower|
|Tower height||12.8 metres (42 ft)|
|Focal height||15 metres (49 ft)|
|Light source||solar power|
|Range||18 nautical miles (33 km; 21 mi)|
|Characteristic||Fl (3) W 11s. |
|Managing agent||Instituto Marítimo e Portuário de Angola|
It is the largest island of Angola; its area is 98 km². It once had been a small peninsula in Baia dos Tigres known as Península dos Tigres with a well established fishing village named Tigres.
The ocean broke through the isthmus of the peninsula on March 14, 1962 and the water line was severed. Tigres became an island overnight with no water supply. Later Tigres and the pump station at the Cunene river mouth were abandoned, and have become ghost towns slowly being reclaimed by the desert.
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