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Name: Cabo Vírgenes Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Cape Virgins Lighthouse

Also known as: Faro Cabo Virgenes

Nearest Town or City:
Río Gallegos, , Argentina

Location: Eastern entrance to Strait of Magellan, southern tip of continental Argentina.

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Managing Organization:
Servicio de Hidrografía Naval


Tower Height: 85

Height of Focal Plane: 228

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds.

Description of Tower: Hexagonal pyramidal skeletal tower with black and white bands.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1904

Date Present Tower Built: 1904

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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