The territory of Western Sahara, a former Spanish colony, was annexed by Morocco in the 1970s and has been administered by that country since then. However, its international status remains undecided, pending a referendum that has been postponed several times.
Tower Height: 148
Height of Focal Plane: 230
Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 15 seconds, visible for 24 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White octagonal tower with black stripes.
This light is operational
1903: Square tower on fort.
Date Established: 1903
Date Present Tower Built: ?
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.