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Name: Puerto Cortés Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Puerto Cortés, , Honduras

Location: Punta Caballos, Gulf of Honduras, Caribbean Sea.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 190

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds, visible for 20 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Red and white metal tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1898: White skeleton tower, focal plane height of 110 feet.

Date Established: 1898

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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