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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


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?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The George Slight Lighthouse Museum is nearby.


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