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Name: Punta Brava Light (Uruguay)  

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Also known as: Punta Carretas Light

Nearest Town or City:
Montevideo, , Uruguay

Location: River Santa LucĂ­a mouth, coast of Montevideo.

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Photo: Nancy J. Rau

Managing Organization:
Armada Nacional


Tower Height: 63

Height of Focal Plane: 69

Characteristic and Range: Red and white signal at 10-second intervals, visible for 15 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Unpainted round stone tower attached to dwelling; lantern is white with red vertical stripes.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1876

Date Present Tower Built: 1876

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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