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Name: Isla Chañaral Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Huasco, , Chile

Location: About 40 miles SW of Huasco, northern Chile.

Managing Organization:
Chilean Maritime Signaling Service


Isla Chañaral is part of the Humboldt Penguin National Reserve and visitation is by permit only.

Height of Focal Plane: 190

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 12 seconds.

Description of Tower: Cylindrical tower with red and white bands.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1897: White conical tower (reportedly still standing).

Date Established: 1897

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.


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