Malta Maritime Authority
This lighthouse serves as the principal Global Atmospheric Watch Station for the Central Mediterranean.
Tower Height: 66
Height of Focal Plane: 592
Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 7.5 seconds, visible for 20 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White tower on dwelling.
This light is operational
Date Established: c. 1650s
Date Present Tower Built: 1853
Date Automated: 1994
Current Use: Active aid to navigation, Global Atmospheric Watch Station.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
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