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Name: Europa Point Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Gibraltar, , Gibraltar

Location: Eastern entrance to Strait of Gibraltar.

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Photo: Mike Rice
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Managing Organization:
Trinity House


This is the only lighthouse operated by Trinity House outside of the U.K.

Tower Height: 61

Height of Focal Plane: 161

Characteristic and Range: Isophase white light, period 10 seconds; range 19 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower with central red horizontal band.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1841

Date Present Tower Built: 1841

Date Automated: 1994

Fog Signal: Horn; one blast every 20 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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