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Name: Isla Crestón Light  

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Also known as: El Faro

Also known as: El Faro de Mazatlán

Nearest Town or City:
Mazatlán, , Mexico

Location: Cerro Creston, Pacific Mexican coast, Mazatlán Peninsula.

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Photo: Art Meyer
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This lighthouse is on an island connected to the mainland by a jetty. The site is famous for its spectacular setting and views.

Tower Height: 36

Height of Focal Plane: 515

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 7 seconds, range 30 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1828

Date Present Tower Built: 1892

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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