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Name: Gibalta Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Barra do Sul Range Front Light

Nearest Town or City:
Caxias, , Portugal

Location: North side of Tagus River (Rio Tejo).

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Photo: Diogo Monteiro (painting)

Managing Organization:
Lighthouse Service, Naval Department

Tower Height: 69

Height of Focal Plane: 102

Characteristic and Range: Red light, occulting every 3 seconds; range 21 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White round tower with red ribs, red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1914

Date Present Tower Built: c. 1952?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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