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Name: Punta de la Baña Light   Map it!

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Also known as: La Banya Light

Nearest Town or City:
Sant Carles de la Ràpita, , Spain

Location: South side of Port dels Alfacs, Catalonia.

Managing Organization:
Autoritat Portuària de Tarragona

The original tower here was relocated to Tarragona in 1984.

Tower Height: 85

Height of Focal Plane: 89

Characteristic and Range: Two flashes every 5 seconds, white or red depending on direction; range 12 nautical miles (white) and 8 nm (red).

Description of Tower: Cylindrical concrete tower with black and white bands.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1864: 59-foot cylindrical cast-iron tower.

Date Established: 1864

Date Present Tower Built: 1978

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The lighthouse is in the Parc Natural del Delta de l'Ebro. The park is accessible by four-wheel drive vehicle or by boat from Sant Carles de la Ràpita.

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