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Name: Arinaga Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Punta de Arinaga Light

Nearest Town or City:
Playa de Arinaga, , Spain

Location: East coast of Gran Canaria Island, Canary Islands.

Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de Las Palmas


Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 154

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 10 seconds, visible for 12 nautical miles (red sector: 9 miles).

Description of Tower: White round tower with red bands; dwelling nearby.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1897: Stone tower attached to dwelling, replaced at some point by a taller stone tower attached to the dwelling. Both of these towers still stand, without their lanterns.

Date Established: 1897

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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