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Name: Bajo Salmedina Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Banco Salmedina Light

Nearest Town or City:
Cartagena de Indias, , Colombia

Location: East Bank, about 14 miles SW of Punta Canoas.

A "Salmedina" lightship was stationed at this location in the early 1930s.

Tower Height: 72

Height of Focal Plane: 72

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds, visible for 15 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Orange tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1940s(?): Iron mast on a sunken wreck. 1960s(?): White masonry tower, 23 feet tall, focal plane 33 feet.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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