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Name: Punta de Teno Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Punta de la Aguja Light

Nearest Town or City:
Buenavista, , Spain

Location: Western tip of Tenerife Island, Canary Islands.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de Santa Cruz de Tenerife


The old tower and dwelling survive next to the current tower.

Tower Height: 65

Height of Focal Plane: 196

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes (1+2) every 20 seconds, visible for 18 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical tower with two red bands; dwelling adjacent.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1897: Gray tower attached to a dwelling, focal plane height of 148 feet (still standing).

Date Established: 1897

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only?

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