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Name: Tostón Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Punta de Tostón Light

Nearest Town or City:
El Cotillo, , Spain

Location: On Punta de la Ballena, NW coast of Fuerteventura Island, Canary Islands.

Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de Las Palmas


The first two towers still stand next to the active lighthouse.

Tower Height: 98

Height of Focal Plane: 115

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 8 seconds, visible for 14 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Cylindrical tower with red and white bands, two galleries.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1897: Gray tower, 23 feet tall, with white and grey dwelling; focal plane height of 36 feet. 1950s?: Red and white octagonal tower, approximately 50 feet tall.

Date Established: 1897

Date Present Tower Built: 1986?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only?

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