Cape Ortegal Lighthouse
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Cape Ortegal Lighthouse
Cape Ortegal Lighthouse
Cabo Ortegal
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Cape Ortegal Lighthouse
Cape Ortegal Lighthouse is located in Galicia
Cape Ortegal Lighthouse
LocationCabo Ortegal
Province of A Coruña
Coordinates43°46?16?N 7°52?12?W / 43.771135°N 7.869937°W / 43.771135; -7.869937Coordinates: 43°46?16?N 7°52?12?W / 43.771135°N 7.869937°W / 43.771135; -7.869937
Year first constructed1984
Constructionconcrete tower
Tower shapecylindrical tower with double balcony and lantern
Markings / patternwhite tower with a red band, white lantern
Tower height10 metres (33 ft)
Focal height124 metres (407 ft)
Light sourcesolar power
Range18 nautical miles (33 km; 21 mi)
CharacteristicOc W 8s.
Admiralty numberD1686.3
NGA number2450
ARLHS numberSPA-036
Spain number03160
Managing agentAutoridad Portuaria de Ferrol - San Cibrao[1]

Cape Ortegal Lighthouse (Spanish: Faro de Cabo Ortegal, Galician: Faro do cabo Ortegal) is a lighthouse in the Province of A Coruña, Galicia, Spain. It was planned and approved in 1982 and completed in 1984. It consists of a white cylindrical concrete tower 3 metres (9.8 ft) in diameter and 12.7 metres (42 ft) tall with a red stripe and two balconies 4.7 metres (15 ft) in diameter.

See also


  1. ^ Cabo Ortegal The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved March 31, 2016

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