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Name: Bonete Light  

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Also known as: Melilla Light

Nearest Town or City:
Melilla, , Morocco

Location: Mediterranean coast of Morocco.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand.

Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de Melilla


The city of Melilla and its immediate surroundings form a Spanish enclave on the coast of Morocco. Spain's sovereignty over the territory has been contested by Morocco.

Tower Height: 40

Height of Focal Plane: 131

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 6 seconds, visible for 14 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Dark grey tower with an aluminum and green lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1888

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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