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Cabo Rojo Lighthouse (Faro de Los Morrillos)

 
Location: near Cabo Rojo, PR

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About Cabo Rojo Lighthouse (Faro de Los Morrillos)

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The nearest city is Cabo Rojo, PR. The station was first established in 1882. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1882.

The lighthouse is a gray hexagonal tower attached to a flat-roofed dwelling.

The tower has a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 121 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 20 nautical miles. The light has a period of 20 seconds.

Open to the Public?: Grounds Only    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 3-32290 (U.S.)

The light was automated in 1967.

Emergency light when main light is extinguished shows Fl W 6s nominal range 9 miles.

A 'flashing' light is a light in which the total duration of light in a period is shorter than the total duration of darkness and the appearances of light (flashes) are usually of equal duration. So in the 20 second period, the light is on for less than 10 then off for more than 10.

Cabo Rojo Lighthouse (Faro de Los Morrillos) is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, reference number 81000685.

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