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Name: Los Roques Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
El Gran Roque, , Venezuela

Location: El Gran Roque, West Indies, Caribbean Sea.

This lighthouse was established by the Dutch. The tower is in very poor condition but is a popular site to visit.

Tower Height: 60

Height of Focal Plane: 277

Description of Tower: Square, pyramidal tower made of coral, conch shells and stone.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1875

Date Present Tower Built: 1875?

Optics: c. 1895: Third-order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Abandoned.

Open To Public? Yes.


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