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Tchefuncte River Range Front Light

Location: north side of Lake Pontchartrain near Madisonville, LA

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About Tchefuncte River Range Front Light

The location of the light is north side of Lake Pontchartrain. The nearest city is Madisonville, LA. The station was first established in 1838. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1838.

The lighthouse is a skeleton tower.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 25 ft above mean high water.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 10140 (U.S.)

The light was automated in 1952.

A 'flashing' light is a light in which the total duration of light in a period is shorter than the total duration of darkness and the appearances of light (flashes) are usually of equal duration. So in the second period, the light is on for less than 0 then off for more than 0.

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