Itapuã Lighthouse

Brazil - Lighthouse de Itapua

Itapuã (Itapoã)Date unknown (station established 1873). Active; focal plane 24 m (79 ft); white flash every 6 s. 21 m (69 ft) round tower with lantern and gallery, mounted on a concrete base and connected to shore by an arched concrete bridge. Lighthouse painted with red and white horizontal bands; lantern and gallery are red. Daniela Gama’s photo is at right, Dôra Araújo has a good photo, Luiz Augusto Pizzato has a good photo, another photo is available, Wikimedia has photos, and Google has a satellite view. Note: there is another Farol Itapuã in Rio Grande do Sul (seeSouthern Brazil). Located at the surf line on the beach at Ponta Itapuã, about 20 km (13 mi) east northeast of the Farol de Barra (next entry). Site open, tower closed. ARLHS BRA-058; Admiralty G0238; NGA 18024. -The Lighthouse Directory


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