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Name: Morant Point Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
St. Thomas, , Jamaica

Location: Easternmost point of Jamaica.

Managing Organization:
Port Authority of Jamaica

This is Jamaica's oldest lighthouse, and it is also believed to be the oldest cast-iron lighthouse in the western hemisphere.

Tower Height: 95

Height of Focal Plane: 115

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 20 seconds; range 22 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Conical cast iron tower with alternating red and white horizontal bands.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1841

Date Present Tower Built: 1841

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Unknown.

This lighthouse is extremely difficult to reach by road.

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