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Name: Arkona Light (new)  

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Also known as: Cape (Kap) Arkona Light

Also known as: Isle of Rügen Light

Nearest Town or City:
Arkona, , Germany

Location: Kap Arkona, northern tip of Rügen, Baltic coast.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn

Managing Organization:
WSA Stralsund


Tower Height: 115

Height of Focal Plane: 246

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 17 seconds.

Description of Tower: Conical brick tower with double gallery, on octagonal granite base.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1828: Square three-stage brick tower; still standing.

Date Established: 1828

Date Present Tower Built: 1902

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

The tower is open daily, April through October.


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