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Punta Condell (Punta Gruesa)
Valpariso, Chile

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Date Present Tower Built: 1987
Height of Tower: 22 ft.
Height of Focal Plane: 56 ft.


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The light shines from atop a 22 foot round tower with a domed lantern room gallery and a 56 foot focal plane. This light was relocated to this position in 1987 but the original location of this light seems to be unknown. Today the tower is a memorial to Carlos Condell, a hero of the Battle of Iquique during the War of the Pacific.

There is a good photo of the lighthouse on the Chilean Maritime Signaling Service website (see link below).

My only photo of this light is a very distant view in the morning fog. It stands across the Valpariso harbor from where the Splendor was moored.

Submitted by: lighthousephoto Date posted: Sun Aug 16, 2009 Views: 1773