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Name: Isla de Sacrificios Light  

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Also known as: Sacrificios Light

Nearest Town or City:
Veracruz, , Mexico

Location: Gulf of Mexico, on a small island about 1 km from the coast.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Tower Height: 128

Height of Focal Plane: 138

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 6 seconds, visible for 20 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White round concrete tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1893: Red tower, 16 feet tall. 1935: Red cylindrical tower on a masonry base, 33 feet tall; dwelling attached.

Date Established: 1893

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only (?)


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