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Name: Avilés Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Avilés, , Spain

Location: North side of entrance to harbor at Avilés, western Asturias, northern Spain.

Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de Avilés

Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 131

Characteristic and Range: White or red light, depending on direction, 3.5 seconds on, 1.5 seconds off; range 20 (white) and 17 (red) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Unpainted square brick and stone tower with silver lantern; attached to one-story dwelling.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
Second keeper's house (two stories).

Date Established: 1863

Date Present Tower Built: 1863

Fog Signal: Siren, Morse code "A"

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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