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Name: Rasca Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Punta de la Rasca Light

Nearest Town or City:
Costa del Silencio, , Spain

Location: Southern tip of Tenerife Island, Canary Islands.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de Santa Cruz de Tenerife


Tower Height: 105

Height of Focal Plane: 164

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 12 seconds, visible for 17 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical with three red bands; dwelling adjacent.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1914: Grey tower, focal plane height of 75 feet.

Date Established: 1914

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation, research facility.

Open To Public? Grounds only?

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