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Name: Cabo Bojador Light  

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Also known as: Cape Bojador Light

Also known as: Cap Boujdour Light

Nearest Town or City:
Boujdour, , Western Sahara

Location: Northwest coast of Africa.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

The territory of Western Sahara, a former Spanish colony, was annexed by Morocco in the 1970s and has been administered by that country since then. However, its international status remains undecided, pending a referendum that has been postponed several times.

Tower Height: 148

Height of Focal Plane: 230

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 15 seconds, visible for 24 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White octagonal tower with black stripes.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1903: Square tower on fort.

Date Established: 1903

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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