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Name: Tampico Light  

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Also known as: el Faro de la Barra

Also known as: el Faro de Madero

Nearest Town or City:
Tampico, , Mexico

Location: Entrance to Río Pánuco, Gulf of Mexico.

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Photo: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division
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Tower Height: 131

Height of Focal Plane: 141

Description of Tower: White, hexagonal pyramidal skeletal tower with enclosed lantern and central cylinder.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1883

Date Present Tower Built: 1883

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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