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Name: Punta Paloma Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
La Peña, , Spain

Location: NW entrance to Strait of Gibraltar, Andalusia.

Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de la Bahía de Algeciras

Tower Height: 16

Height of Focal Plane: 148

Characteristic and Range: White or red light, depending on direction, occulting once every 5 seconds; range 13 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Octagonal tower with integral dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1899

Date Present Tower Built: 1899

Date Automated: 1973

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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