Marbella Lighthouse

Marbella Lighthouse (Spanish: Faro de Marbella) is a lighthouse in Marbella, southern Spain. It was built in 1864 and is 29 metres (95 ft) high.

Marbella Lighthouse
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Marbella Lighthouse
LocationMarbell
Andalusia
Spain
Coordinates36°30′26.2″N 4°53′23.9″W / 36.507278°N 4.889972°W / 36.507278; -4.889972Coordinates: 36°30′26.2″N 4°53′23.9″W / 36.507278°N 4.889972°W / 36.507278; -4.889972
Tower
Constructed1864 (first)
Constructionconcrete tower
Height29 metres (95 ft)
Shapecylindrical tower with double balcony and lantern
Markingswhite tower and lantern
Power sourcemains electricity Edit this on Wikidata
Light
First lit1974 (current)
Focal height35 metres (115 ft)
Lens3rd order Barbier, Bernard & Turenne Fresnel lens
Range22 nautical miles (41 km; 25 mi)
CharacteristicFl (2) W 14.5s.
Spain no.ES-21100[1]

It is automatic and electric, its light controlled by photoelectric cells. Its light signal is two flashes every 14.5 seconds and its maximum visibility range is 22 nautical miles (41 km; 25 mi).

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  1. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Spain: Eastern Andalusia". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 24 March 2016.

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