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Name: Hole in the Wall Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Abaco, , Bahamas

Location: Southern tip of Abaco.

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Photo: Tom Chisholm

Managing Organization:
Bahamas Marine Mammal Survey


The Bahamian government has leased the keeper's quarters to the Bahamas Marine Mammal Survey. It is now the the base of operations for the organization.

Height of Focal Plane: 168

This light is operational

Date Established: 1836

Current Use: Active aid to navigation, research station.

Open To Public? Yes.

Vistors are welcome but the road to Hole in the Wall from the paved Great Abaco Highway is difficult. A high clearance vehicle is strongly advised. From the turn-off to the lighthouse is 15 miles, allow at least an hour and a half each way.

Keepers: James Arthur Thompson, Samuel Thompson.

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