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Name: Castillo de San Antón Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
La Coruña, , Spain

Location: Entrance to harbor at La Coruña, northwest Spain.

Managing Organization:
Museo Arqueoloxía e Histórico Castelo de San Antón


The fort here, which dates back to the late 1500s, has been a museum since 1964. The museum is open to the public, but the lighthouse tower is not open.

Tower Height: 20

Height of Focal Plane: 56

Characteristic and Range: Two green flashes every 7 seconds; range 6 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Unpainted hexagonal stone tower with green lantern, near eastern end of fort.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1872

Date Present Tower Built: 1872

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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