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Name: Punta del Este Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Punta del Este, , Uruguay

Location: Port of Punta del Este


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Photo: Nancy J. Rau

Managing Organization:
Armada Nacional

Website: http://www.armada.gub.uy/Dimat/SOHMA/Faros/punta_del_este.htm

Tower Height: 82

Height of Focal Plane: 144

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 8 seconds, visible for 11 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Brown conical tower, attached to dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1860

Date Present Tower Built: 1923

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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