Faro de Maspalomas - Maspalomas, Las Palmas, España
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna
N 27° 44.123 W 015° 35.932
28R E 440974 N 3068033
Quick Description: Lighthouse
Location: Islas Canarias, Spain
Date Posted: 7/31/2020 1:04:11 AM
Waymark Code: WM12X8Y
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
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Long Description:
The Faro de Maspalomas is located in the South of the island of Gran Canaria, more exactly at the end of Playa de Maspalomas, and its construction was considered of the highest order. It takes more than a century of uninterrupted work and is currently in charge of beaconing for maritime navigation the southern coasts of the island, in the strip of coastline that covers from the area covered by the Punta de Arinaga lighthouse, to the northeast, and the Punta del Castillete lighthouse, located to the northwest. It constitutes the civil building of greatest historical and monumental importance from Telde to the south of the island.
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El Faro de Maspalomas se encuentra situado en el Sur de la isla de Gran Canaria, más exactamente al final de la Playa de Maspalomas, y su construcción fue considerada de primer orden. Lleva más de un siglo de trabajo ininterrumpido y actualmente se encarga de balizar para la navegación marítima las costas del sur de la isla, en la franja de litoral que abarca desde la zona cubierta por el faro de Punta de Arinaga, al noreste, y el faro de Punta del Castillete, ubicado al noroeste. Constituye el edificio civil de mayor importancia histórica y monumental desde Telde hacia el Sur de la isla.
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