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Name: Punta de la Polacra Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Las Negras, , Spain

Location: Almería province, southeast coast of Spain, Mediterranean Sea.

Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de Almería

This tower was built as a watchtower in 1767; a light was added in 1991. This is the highest light above sea level in Spain.

Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 919

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 14 seconds; range 14 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Mast on conical stone tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1991

Date Present Tower Built: 1767

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

The lighthouse is within the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata-Nijar.

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