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Name: Punta Carnero Light  

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Also known as: Algeciras Light

Nearest Town or City:
Algeciras, , Spain

Location: North side of Strait of Gibraltar, Andalusia.

Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de la Bahía de Algeciras

Tower Height: 62

Height of Focal Plane: 138

Characteristic and Range: Four flashes every 20 seconds, white or red depending on direction; range 18 (white) and 9 (red) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Cylindrical stone tower with gray lantern, attached to dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1874

Date Present Tower Built: 1874

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?searchtype=address&formtype=latlong&latlongtype=degrees&latdeg=36&latmin=4&latsec=42&longdeg=-5&longmin=25&longsec=30

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