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POINT JIGUERO (HIGUERO) LIGHT

State: PUERTO RICO
Location: NORTHWEST ON RINCON
Nearest City: RINCON
County: ARECIBO
U.S.C.G. District: 7
Year Station Established: 1892



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1922
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1933
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: CONCRETE
  • Markings/Patterns: GRAY
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL CYLINDRICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 69
  • Original Optic: SIXTH ORDER
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1892
  • Present Optic: 250 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 90
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? NO

Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD LEASE TO MUNICIPALITY OF RINCON

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #81000560
Name of Listing: FARO DI PUNTA HIGUERO
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, PR-21

Miscellaneous:



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