Chilean Maritime Signaling Service
This is the oldest light station in Chile.
Tower Height: 59
Height of Focal Plane: 197
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds.
Description of Tower: White, conical cast iron tower with central red band and red lantern.
This light is operational
1837: Pyramidal wooden tower; 1857: Brick tower; destroyed in 1906 earthquake.
Date Established: 1837
Date Present Tower Built: 1908
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
The George Slight Lighthouse Museum is nearby.