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Name: Preguiças Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Mandacaru, , Brazil

Location: West side of Rio Preguiça, near Parque Nacional dos Lençoís, Maranhão, northern Brazil.

Managing Organization:
Brazilian Navy/Diretoria de Hidrografia e Navigação

Tower Height: 115

Height of Focal Plane: 151

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 3 seconds.

Description of Tower: White, cylindrical concrete tower with four black bands, four ribs, double gallery.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1940

Date Present Tower Built: 1940

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? By arrangement.

See for information on visiting Parque Nacional dos Lençoís and this lighthouse.


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