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Lighthouse of Cap Spartel, near Tangier, northern Morocco. The 24 metres (79 ft) hight lighthouse was constructed between 1861 and 1864 and and was a prime example of international agreement, in this case between the British, French, Spanish, and American governments that supported the lighthouse’s construction, and also agreed its neutrality in case of war.

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Lighthouse of Cap Spartel, near Tangier, northern Morocco. The 24 metres (79 ft) hight lighthouse was constructed between 1861 and 1864 and and was a prime example of international agreement, in this case between the British, French, Spanish, and American governments that supported the lighthouse’s construction, and also agreed its neutrality in case of war.

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