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Name: Isla Hornos Lighthouse  

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Also known as: Monumental Cabo de Hornos Lighthouse

Also known as: Faro Cabo de Hornos

Nearest Town or City:
, Chile

Location: Isla Hornos, southern tip of Chile.

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Photo: Chilean Maritime Signaling Service

Managing Organization:
Chilean Maritime Signaling Service


This is the world's southernmost traditional-style lighthouse.

Tower Height: 23

Height of Focal Plane: 187

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 5 seconds, visible for 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White round iron tower, red bands.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1991

Date Present Tower Built: 1991

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.


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