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Name: Punta Jerez Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Tampico, , Mexico

Location: North of Tampico, Mexican Gulf coast.


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Photo: Hector de Luna Espinosa
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Notes:
The lighthouse erected here in 1904 was replaced by a new one in the early 1990s, and was destroyed by Hurricane Keith in 2000.

Tower Height: 66

Height of Focal Plane: 72

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 6 seconds, range 20 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White round concrete tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1904: White cast iron tower, constructed in France in 1882.

Date Established: 1904

Date Present Tower Built: early 1990s

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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