Mouro Island Lighthouse, Santander, Spain

The port city of Santander is the capital of the autonomous community and historical region of Cantabria situated on the north coast of Spain. Located east of Gijón and west of Bilbao, the city has a population of 178,465 (2013).

The lighthouse is located on a small Mouro Island in front of the Peninsula de ‘La Maddalena, begins to be operational in 1865 and is located 39 meters above sea level. It is located precisely at the entrance of the bay of Santander, where the waves are dangerous, because of the storms, and have threatened to one of his guardians and his family, which is why you wanted to automate it, not what happened until 1920 .


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