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Name: Cabo da Roca Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Azóia, , Portugal

Location: Westernmost point in Europe, Lisbon Coast.

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Photo: Paulo Domingos
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Managing Organization:
Lighthouse Service, Naval Department

Tower Height: 72

Height of Focal Plane: 541

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 18 seconds; range 26 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Square stone tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1772

Date Present Tower Built: 1846

Date Automated: 1980

Optics: Third order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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