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Name: La Barra Light  

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Also known as: Tuxpan Light

Nearest Town or City:
Tuxpan, , Mexico

Location: North side of the Tuxpan River, Gulf of Mexico.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Tower Height: 72

Height of Focal Plane: 79

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 7 seconds, visible for 15 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical concrete tower without a lantern; white hut adjacent.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1895: White wooden skeleton tower, 56 feet tall; keeper's dwelling attached.

Date Established: 1895

Date Present Tower Built: 1930s?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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