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Name: Hoek Galibi Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Maroni River West

Nearest Town or City:
Galibi, , Suriname

Location: On the west side of the entrance to the Marowijne/Maroni River.

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The 1871 tower here was matched by a similar structure on the French Guiana side of the Marowijne/Maroni River.

Tower Height: 197

Height of Focal Plane: 200

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds; range 22 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Red and white metal framework tower.

It is not known at this time if this light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1871: White pyramid-shaped structure, 70 feet tall. 1897: White hexagonal tower, focal plane height of 51 feet.

Date Established: 1871

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation (?)

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