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Name: Burgas East Breakwater Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Burgas Entrance Light

Nearest Town or City:
Burgas, , Bulgaria

Location: East side of the harbor, Black Sea.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

The present tower stands on the stone base on which the first lighthouse was built.

Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 79

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 3 seconds, visible for 14 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Cylindrical concrete tower with a gallery, painted in red and white bands, on a square stone base.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1899: White circular metal tower, focal plane height of 49 feet.

Date Established: 1899

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Fog Signal: Horn (Nautophone): signalling the letter B in Morse code every 30 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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