Wednesday, February 16, 2011

0030. Cuba - Faro Punta Maisi Guantanamo Lighthouse

The Punta Maisi Lighthouse is located at the extreme Eastern tip of the Island commanding a view of the Windward Passage, a strait in the Caribbean Sea, between the islands of Cuba and Hispaniola.  The strait lies between the Easternmost region of Cuba and the North-West of Haiti.

This Lighthouse was commemorated by Cuba with the release of the stamp in the year 1980 (1st Lighthouse series).


  • Tower is CIRCULAR stone
  • Tower is painted WHITE
  • Height is 31 meters
  • Colour scheme of the LIGHT is WHITE
  • LIGHT character is a FLASH every 5 seconds

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