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Name: Arciprés Grande Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Dakhla, , Western Sahara

Location: Northwest coast of Africa.


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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Notes:
The territory of Western Sahara, a former Spanish colony, was annexed by Morocco in the 1970s and has been administered by that country since then. However, its international status remains undecided, pending a referendum that has been postponed several times.

Tower Height: 164

Height of Focal Plane: 249

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds, visible for 21 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Round tower with black and white bands.

This light is operational

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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