photos-cam-icon Operator: Transport Malta, Malta
photos-cam-icon Photographer: Capt. Lawrence Dalli
photos-location-icon Location: Ghasri, Gozo
photos-calendar-icon Published on: 09/10/2011 11:42:43

1853 (station established around 1650). This lighthouse is the landfall light for ships arriving in Malta from the west. Automated in 1994, the lighthouse is now the principal Global Atmospheric Watch station for the Central Mediterranean. Located near the northwestern tip of Għawdex, 800 m (1/2 mi) from the brink of a sheer cliff that drops directly into the sea.

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