Goulphar Lighthouse

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 lighthouse
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The lighthouse in 2008
LocationBangor, Belle-Île-en-Mer, Morbihan, France
Coordinates47°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
Constructiongranite tower
Automated2002 Edit this on Wikidata
Height52.25 metres (171.4 ft)
Shapecylindrical tower with balcony and lantern
Markingsunpainted tower, red lantern and rail
Power sourcemains electricity Edit this on Wikidata
OperatorService des phares et balises
Heritageregistered historic monument, registered historic monument Edit this on Wikidata
First lit1835 Edit this on Wikidata
Focal height92 metres (302 ft)
Range27 nautical miles (50 km)
CharacteristicGp.Fl.(2) W 10s
France no.FR-0799[1]

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 21 January 2016.
  2. ^ Base Mérimée: Phare de Goulphar, Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)

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