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Name: Cabo Villano Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Camariñas, , Spain

Location: Cabo Finisterre, northwest Spain.

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Photo: Jose Ramon Matos Prego

Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de A Coruña

Tower Height: 82

Height of Focal Plane: 104

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 15 seconds, visible for 28 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Unpainted octagonal stone tower; gray lantern.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1854: Cylindrical stone tower (still stands, in ruins).

Date Established: 1854

Date Present Tower Built: 1896

Fog Signal: Siren, Morse Code "V" every 60 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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