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Name: Cabo de Gata Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
El Cabo de Gata, , Spain

Location: Southern point of Cabo de Gata, Almería province, south coast of Spain, Meditteranean Sea.

Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de Almería

Tower Height: 62

Height of Focal Plane: 180

Characteristic and Range: Flash every 4 seconds, white or red depending on direction; range 24 (white) and 20 (red) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Cylindrical stone tower attached to dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1863

Date Present Tower Built: 1863

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

The lighthouse is within a national park, the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata-Nijar.

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