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Name: Pakri Lighthouse  

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Also known as: Pakri tuletorn

Nearest Town or City:
Paldiski, , Estonia

Location: Pakri Peninsula, Estonian coast.

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Photo: Estonian Maritime Administration
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Managing Organization:
Estonian Maritime Administration


The original lighthouse here was substantially rebuilt in 1760. The top of the tower was rebuilt in 1803, and a new lantern with 16 lamps and reflectors was later installed. In the 1880s, cliff erosion let to the decision to build the current tower at a distance of 600 feet from the cliff.

Tower Height: 171

Height of Focal Plane: 232

Characteristic and Range: One white flash (5s) every 15 seconds, visible for 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Conical brick tower

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1724: Stone tower, 39 feet tall.

Date Established: 1724

Date Present Tower Built: 1889

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.


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