Lighthouse of Sainte Marie


The Lighthouse of Sainte Marie is an inactive lighthouse built to mark the harbor of Marseille , France. Completed in 1855, it is made of natural-finished limestone and stands 70 feet high. It is located on the north side of the Passe de la Joliette. This is at the southern entrance to the series of basins that form the harbor. It was upgraded to electrical illumination in 1922 but is now inactive. [2]

This lighthouse was featured in The Amazing Race . The season’s fourth episode was watched by millions on June 19, 2003, and is currently in worldwide syndication.

See also

  • List of lighthouses in France

References

  1. Jump up^ Rowlett, Russ. “Lighthouses of France: Bouches-du-Rhone (Marseille Area)” . The Lighthouse Directory . University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill . Retrieved January 27, 2016 .
  2. Jump up^ Rowlett, Russ. “Lighthouses of France: Bouches-du-Rhone (Marseille Area)” . The Lighthouse Directory . University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill . Retrieved 5 July 2015 .

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