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Name: Ristna Lighthouse  

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Also known as: Ristna tuletorn

Nearest Town or City:
Ristna, , Estonia

Location: K├Ápu Peninsula, Hiiumaa Island.

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Photo: Estonian Maritime Administration
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Managing Organization:
Estonian Maritime Administration


The tower was originally a cast-iron trellis-like structure with a central tube enclosing a spiral staircase. It was shelled by the Germans during World War I, but was repaired and encased in concrete, and resumed operations in 1920.

Tower Height: 98

Height of Focal Plane: 122

Characteristic and Range: L.Fl.W.R., period 15s (fl. 3s, ec. 12s); range: W. 12, R. 8 nm

Description of Tower: Red, round concrete tower with buttresses.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1874

Date Present Tower Built: 1920

Current Use: Active aid to navigation

Open To Public? Yes.


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