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
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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