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Cape Finisterre Lighthouse

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The Cape Finisterre Lighthouse (Spanish: Faro de Cabo Finisterre) is an active lighthouse on Cape Finisterre, in the Province of A Coruña, on the northwestern coast of Galicia in Spain.[2][3]

Cape Finisterre Lighthouse
Cabo Fisterra
Cape Finisterre - lighthouse.jpg
Cape Finisterre Lighthouse
Cape Finisterre Lighthouse is located in Galicia
Cape Finisterre Lighthouse
Cape Finisterre Lighthouse is located in Spain
Cape Finisterre Lighthouse
LocationCape Finisterre
Galicia
Spain
Coordinates42°52′57″N 9°16′19″W / 42.882362°N 9.271849°W / 42.882362; -9.271849Coordinates: 42°52′57″N 9°16′19″W / 42.882362°N 9.271849°W / 42.882362; -9.271849
Year first constructed1853
Constructiongranite tower
Tower shapeoctagonal tower with balcony and lantern attached to keeper's house
Markings / patternunpainted tower, silver lantern
Tower height17 metres (56 ft)
Focal height143 metres (469 ft)
Light sourcemains power
Range23 nautical miles (43 km; 26 mi)
CharacteristicFl W 5s.
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Admiralty numberD1742
NGA number2664
ARLHS numberSPA-026
Spain numberES-03900
Managing agentAutoridad Portuaria de A Coruña[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cape Finisterre The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved March 30, 2016
  2. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Spain: Western Galicia". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  3. ^ List of Lights, Pub. 113: The West Coasts of Europe and Africa, the Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea and Azovskoye More (Sea of Azov) (PDF). List of Lights. United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 2013. p. 45.

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