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Mazarrón Lighthouse
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Album name:Socaire / South and east coasts of Spain
Rating (3 votes):55555(Show details)
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):Year of built : 1974
Height of the tower, m:11 Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:65
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):Composite group occulting (2+1), period 13.5s, (L 4,5; oc 1,0; L 4,5; oc 1,0; L 1,5; oc 1,0) White
Range, nm:15 nm
Any other comments:Reserve light range 8M.
Coordinates (in any format):37.56038°N 0.25463°W
Displayed:184 times
Date added:Sep 03, 2012
DateTime Original:2012:08:28 19:17:25
Keywords:Mediterranean Sea ; Spain ; Murcia ; Mazarrón
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Socaire   [Apr 13, 2018 at 04:57 AM]
Located in the mound Cabezo del Puerto, construction is planned in 1860, entering service in 1862, emitting fixed light
white by means of a catadioptric apparatus of 5th order and an olive oil lamp, which in 1883 was replaced by a adapted for paraffin or petroleum.
In 1917, a set of rotating screens was added to the optics to give a characteristic of concealments.
A new luminous equipment of acetylene is incorporated in 1922.
In 1973, the construction of a new tower and residential building began, as the old one was very deteriorated, in the same
site, entering service from 1974. In 1996, the luminous equipment was replaced by a new equipment of greater reliability than the previous one, formed by a flasher
with two V-changer changer
In 1998, this signal is incorporated into the Remote Maritime Signals Supervision System, which provides a control
permanent status of the different equipment that has the signal to aid navigation.

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