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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