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Name: Carúpano Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Carúpano, , Venezuela

Location: West of the Paria Peninsula.


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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Tower Height: 43

Height of Focal Plane: 187

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 9 seconds, visible for 24 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White metal framework tower with orange bands.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1887 (destroyed); 1907: Square pyramidal skeletal tower.

Date Established: 1887

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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