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Name: Torre del Mar Light (old)   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Torre del Mar, , Spain

Location: About 1 mile east of entrance to Río Vélez, south coast of Spain.

This is the fourth of five lighthouses built at this location. The 1864 lighthouse here was destroyed by an earthquake in 1880. A wooden tower served until 1930, when a masonry tower was built. This lighthouse, built in 1969, was replaced by a taller tower nearby in 1974.

Tower Height: 20

Description of Tower: Square stone tower, lantern removed.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1864

Date Present Tower Built: 1969

Date Deactivated: 1974

Current Use: Unknown.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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