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Name: Borkum Alter Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Older Borkum Light

Nearest Town or City:
Borkum, , Germany

Location: In center of town of Borkum, island of Borkum, North Sea.

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Photo: Harry ten Veen (1990)

Managing Organization:
Alter Leuchtturm Borkum


This tower was built as a day beacon in 1576; a light was added in 1817.

Tower Height: 148

Description of Tower: Square brick tower attached to dwelling, lantern removed.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1817

Date Present Tower Built: 1576

Date Deactivated: 1879

Current Use: Historic attraction.

Open To Public? Yes.

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