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Name: Pape Light  

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Also known as: Pappenze Light

Nearest Town or City:
Pape, , Latvia

Location: Near the border with Lithuania.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Maritime Administration of Latvia

This lighthouse is severely endangered by erosion.

Tower Height: 72

Height of Focal Plane: 85

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 3.5 seconds, visible for 14 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, square, pyramidal skeleton tower with a central cylinder and a red gallery and lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1890

Date Present Tower Built: 1910

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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