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Name: Suances Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Punta Torco de Afuera Light

Also known as: San Martin de la Arena Light

Nearest Town or City:
Suances, , Spain

Location: End of peninsula north of Suances, Cantabria, northern Spain.

Managing Organization:
Autoridad Portuaria de Santander


Tower Height: 30

Height of Focal Plane: 115

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes, in a 2+1 pattern, every 24 seconds; range 22 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Unpainted cylindrical stone tower with white gallery and lantern, attached to one-story dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1863

Date Present Tower Built: 1863

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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