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Name: Isla Isabel II Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Melilla, , Morocco

Location: Mediterranean coast of Morocco, near Cap de l'Eau (Ras el Ma).

Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de Melilla


Isla Isabel II (or Isabel Segunda) is part of the Chafarinas, a group of three Spanish-controlled islands off the Moroccan coast, about 27 miles east of Melilla. The only inhabitants in the islands are Spanish soldiers posted on Isabel II. Spain's sovereignty over the Charafinas has been contested by Morocco.

Tower Height: 59

Height of Focal Plane: 170

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 7 seconds, visible for 8 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White tower and dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1884

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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