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Name: Isla de Cardona Light  

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Also known as: Cardona Island Light

Also known as: Faro del Puerto de Ponce; Cayo Cardona

Nearest Town or City:
Ponce, Puerto Rico, United States

Location: Entrance to Ponce Harbor, off south coast of Puerto Rico.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

Tower Height: 36

Height of Focal Plane: 46

Description of Tower: White, cylindrical stone tower.

Listed on the Lighthouse Digest Doomsday List of endangered lighthouses.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1889

Date Present Tower Built: 1889

Date Automated: 1962

Optics: 1889: Sixth order Fresnel lens (still in use).

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Accessible by boat only. A view is available from a nearby yacht club.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

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