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Name: Fuencaliente Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Fuencaliente, , Spain

Location: Southern tip of La Palma Island, Canary Islands.

Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Website: http://www.puertosdetenerife.org/asp/apt_senmarit/detalle.asp?codigo=48

Notes:
The original Fuencaliente, it means hot fountains, lighthouse still stands near the new one.

Tower Height: 79

Height of Focal Plane: 118

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 18 miles, visible for 14 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White round tower with two red bands.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1903: Grey stone tower and building, 50 feet tall.

Date Established: 1903

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only?

Directions:
Located at the very southernmost tip of La Palma. Reached by a narrow road from a turn-off at Los Canarios. This road is a loop and you can get back to LF1 via the lighthouses and Fuencaliente town.

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

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