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Name: Alfanzina Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Cabo Carvoeiro Lighthouse

Also known as: Farol de Alfanzina

Nearest Town or City:
Carvoeiro, , Portugal

Location: Port of Carvoeiro, southwest coast of Portugal.

Managing Organization:
Lighthouse Service, Naval Department

Tower Height: 75

Height of Focal Plane: 184

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 15 seconds, visible for 29 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square pyramidal tower with red lantern, attached to dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1920

Date Present Tower Built: 1920

Date Automated: 1984

Optics: Third order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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