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Name: Pancha Island Light (new)   Map it!

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Also known as: Faro de isla Pancha

Nearest Town or City:
Ribadeo, , Spain

Location: Port of Ribadeo, Galicia, northwest coast of Spain.

Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de Ferrol - San Cibrao


Tower Height: 43

Height of Focal Plane: 85

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes (3+1 pattern) every 20 seconds; range 21 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Cylindrical concrete tower with black and white bands.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1860: Square tower on square dwelling (still standing; see separate entry).

Date Established: 1860

Date Present Tower Built: 1983

Fog Signal: Siren, Morse code

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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