Arecibo


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Source of Image: Larry Myhre (USA)
Date of Image: February 8th, 2010

 

International Designation Number:

J5492

 

Navigation:
Latitude 18 28' 51'' N
Longitude 66 41' 52'' W
Body of water Atlantic Ocean.

 

Construction:
Date of Establishment: 1898
Date Light First Lit: 1898
Designer
Is structure still operating? Yes. Automated 1964.
Characteristic White flash every 5sec.
 

Notes:

The Fresnel lens was damaged in 1975 and destroyed in 1977.

The city of Arecibo completed the restoration of the lighthouse in 2002.