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Name: Rozewie Lighthouse (east tower)  

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Also known as: Rixhöft (German name)

Nearest Town or City:
Cape Rozewie, , Poland

Location: Cape Rozewie, Baltic coast, northernmost point in Poland.

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Managing Organization:
Maritime Office in Gdynia


There has been a navigational light in this vicinity since at least 1696. This lighthouse has had many alterations; its height has been increased several times. There is an exhibition on Polish lighthouses at the station.

Tower Height: 108

Height of Focal Plane: 273

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 3 seconds.

Description of Tower: Red, cylindrical steel tower, with conical, concrete-clad brick base.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1822

Date Present Tower Built: 1910 (altered 1978)

Date Automated: 1985

Current Use: Active aid to navigation, museum.

Open To Public? Yes.

There is a museum in the lower part of the tower. The upper part of the tower is not open to the public.

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