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Name: Cap Tortosa Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Riumar, , Spain

Location: Offshore about 3 miles east of Cap Tortosa, Catalonia, Mediterranean Sea.

Managing Organization:
Autoritat Portuària de Tarragona

This light replaced the Buda Lighthouse near the mouth of the Ebro River, which was destroyed in a storm in 1961. Its first replacement collapsed after three years.

Tower Height: 59

Height of Focal Plane: 59

Characteristic and Range: Wite flash every 6 seconds; range 14 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Octagonal steel skeletal tower with integral dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1984

Date Present Tower Built: 1984

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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