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AZGT Farol da Ponta da Ilha

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Hidden : 06/09/2013
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:


PT:

O Farol da Ponta da Ilha também denominado Farol da Manhenha, é um farol português localizado na Manhenha, freguesia da Piedade.

A sua construção teve início em 1942, com um orçamento de 231.632$81.Começou a funcionar 4 anos depois a 21 de Julho de 1946, tendo sido eletrificado com energia da rede pública apenas em 1993.

A sua torre quadrangular branca tem 19 m de altura, situando-se o plano focal a 29 m de altitude, sendo seu alcance de 24 milhas.

Este edifício e seus anexos encontram-se dentro da área de Paisagem Protegida de Interesse Regional da ilha do Pico.

Neste momento este farol é guarnecido por 2 faroleiros.

Por favor não colocar fotos do container nos log's, todas as outras fotos serão bem-vindas.

ENG:

The lighthouse of Ponta da Ilha also called Lighthouse of Manhenha is a Portuguese lighthouse located in the Manhenha, parish of Piedade.

Its construction began in 1942, with a budget of 231.632$81. Began to function four years later, in July 21 of 1946, having been electrified with utility power only in 1993.

Its white square tower is 19 m high, reaching the focal plane to 29 m high, and its range of 24 miles.

This building and its annexes are within the area of ​​Landscape of Regional Interest of Pico Island.

Right now this lighthouse is garnished by two lighthouse keepers.

Please do not put pictures of the container in your logs, all other photos are welcome.

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Haqre fbzr ebpxf arkg gb gur ybaryl "hemr" (fznyy ohfu).

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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