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Name: Rota Light    Map it!

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Also known as: Rota Faro

Nearest Town or City:
Rota, , Spain

Location: Southwest Coast of Spain, province of Cadiz.

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Photo: Nancy J. Rau

Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de la Bahía de Cádiz

This light's predecessor (1910), consisting of a lantern mounted on an archway, is near the presently active light.

Tower Height: 92

Height of Focal Plane: 112

Characteristic and Range: Occulting white 4 seconds, range 13 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical tower with horizontal red band; lantern dome is gray.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1910

Date Present Tower Built: 1980

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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