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Name: Cabo Peñas Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Gozón, , Spain

Location: Northernmost point of Asturias, northern Spain.

Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de Gijón


Tower Height: 59

Height of Focal Plane: 385

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 15 seconds; range 35 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Unpainted octagonal stone tower with silver lantern; attached to three-story dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1852

Date Present Tower Built: 1929

Optics: First-order Fresnel lens (Barbier, Bénard and Turenne).

Fog Signal: Siren, Morse code "P"

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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