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Name: Punta Angeles Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Valparaíso, , Chile

Location: Headland at Valparaíso, central Chilean coast.

Managing Organization:
Chilean Maritime Signaling Service

Website: http://www.directemar.cl/senmar/ingles/default.htm

Notes:
This is the oldest light station in Chile.

Tower Height: 59

Height of Focal Plane: 197

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds.

Description of Tower: White, conical cast iron tower with central red band and red lantern.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1837: Pyramidal wooden tower; 1857: Brick tower; destroyed in 1906 earthquake.

Date Established: 1837

Date Present Tower Built: 1908

Tower Moved?
1967

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Museum?
The George Slight Lighthouse Museum is nearby.

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