Traditional Geocache

Farol do Arnel

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Hidden : 8/1/2014
In Arquipélago dos Açores, Portugal
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Geocache Description:

Faróis de Portugal / Lighthouses in Portugal

Mapa dos Faróis em Portugal
Portuguese Lighthouses Map

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Informações genéricas / Generic Informations

Objectivo / Goal

Outras Caches em Faróis / Others Caches on Lighthouses

Origem dos Faróis / Origin of Lighthouses

Os Faróis em Portugal / Lighthouses in Portugal

Farol do Arnel, em São Miguel
Lighthouse of Arnel, São Miguel, Azores

Local / Location: Ponta do Arnel, São Miguel, Açores
Altura / Tower height: 13 m
Altitude / Place height: 66 m
Optica / Optics: Em cristal, direccional rotativa. / Crystal, directional rotating.
Luz / Light: Branca / White
Alcance / Reach: 25 milhas / miles
Ano / Year: 1876

PT: Situado na ponta nordeste da ilha de São Miguel, a que chamam Ponta do Arnel, este pitoresco farol oferece uma vista deslumbrante sobre o Atlântico. Com uma torre prismática branca de 15 metros, este é o farol mais antigo dos Açores. A sua construção começou em 1876. Hoje, ainda pode visitar os edifícios que durante anos serviram de alojamento aos faroleiros.

EN: Situated on the northeastern extremity of the island of São Miguel, which is called Ponta do Arnel, this picturesque lighthouse offers stunning views over the Atlantic. With a white prismatic tower of 15 meters, this is the oldest lighthouse in the Azores. Its construction began in 1876. Today, you can still visit the buildings that served as housing for years to lighthouse keepers.



Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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