El Bluff

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El Bluff Lighthouse
El Bluff is located in Nicaragua
El Bluff
Location El Bluff
South Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region
Coordinates 11°59′35.9″N 83°41′05.0″W / 11.993306°N 83.684722°W / 11.993306; -83.684722
Foundation concrete base
Construction metal skeletal tower
Tower shape square pyramidal skeletal tower
Markings / pattern white tower
Height 8 metres (26 ft)
Focal height 50 metres (160 ft)
Light source solar power
Range 14 nautical miles (26 km; 16 mi)
Characteristic Fl W 3.8s.
Admiralty number J6064
NGA number 16500[1][2]

El Bluff is a port city on the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua within the bay of Bluefields. El Bluff handles limited cargo and has basic piers. It is also a base for the sea-going fishing vessels on Nicaragua's Caribbean coast.

The island that it sits on is now connected to the mainland via a causeway constructed between 2004 and 2007.[3][4]

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Coordinates: 12°00′N 83°41′W / 12.000°N 83.683°W / 12.000; -83.683