Cape Ortegal Lighthouse
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Cape Ortegal Lighthouse
Cape Ortegal Lighthouse
Cabo Ortegal
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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
Constructionconcrete tower
Tower height10 metres (33 ft)
Tower shapecylindrical tower with double balcony and lantern
Markingswhite tower with a red band, white lantern
Power sourcesolar power 
OperatorAutoridad Portuaria de Ferrol - San Cibrao[1]
Focal height124 metres (407 ft)
Range18 nautical miles (33 km; 21 mi)
CharacteristicOc W 8s.
Admiralty no.D1686.3
NGA no.2450
Spain no.03160
ARLHS no.SPA-036

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. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Spain: Northern Galicia". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved .

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