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Name: Isla de Alborán Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Adra, , Spain

Location: Mediterranean Sea, about 30 miles due north of Cap des Trois Fourches (Morocco) and 45 miles south of the Spanish town of Adra.

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Photo: Charles Bash

Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de Málaga


The lighthouse is the sole building on this small, Spanish-controlled Mediterranean island, which is now a marine reserve. In November 2003, the Spanish government announced that it would devote nearly 2.5 million euros to the restoration and maintenance of the lighthouse.

Tower Height: 66

Height of Focal Plane: 131

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 20 seconds, visible for 10 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Gray conical stone tower on dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1876

Date Present Tower Built: 1876

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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