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Name: Abona Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Abona, , Spain

Location: Southeast side of Tenerife Island, Canary Islands.


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Photo: Xavier Leroy
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Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Website: http://www.puertosdetenerife.org/asp/apt_senmarit/detalle.asp?codigo=9

Notes:
The keeper's house has been given to the municipality of Arico and is to be transformed into a restaurant school.

Tower Height: 128

Height of Focal Plane: 177

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 20 seconds, visible for 17 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical tower with three red bands, two galleries; dwelling adjacent.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1902: Yellow tower, 21 feet tall.

Date Established: 1902

Date Present Tower Built: 1976

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

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