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Name: Isla Rúa Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Ribeira, , Spain

Location: Island of Rúa, Ría de Arousa, northwest coast of Spain.

Managing Organization:
Porto de Vilagarcía


Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 85

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes (2+1 pattern), with red sector, every 21 seconds; range 13 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Unpainted granite tower attached to end of dwelling; lantern dome is gray.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1869

Date Present Tower Built: 1869

Date Automated: 1923

Optics: 1869: Fifth order Fresnel lens. 1879: Fourth order Fresnel lens. 1993: Modern optic.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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