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Name: Schilbolsnol Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
't Horntje, , Netherlands

Location: Southern end of island of Texel.

In 1956, a lantern originally installed on the former lighthouse at Rottumeroog near the Dutch-German border was transferred to the 1912 Schilbolsnol Lighthouse near 't Horntje. That lighthouse was replaced by the present one in 1977, and the lantern was donated to a maritime museum in 't Horntje. It is now on display outside the museum.

Tower Height: 69

Height of Focal Plane: 92

Characteristic and Range: Fixed directional light; white, red or green depending on direction.

Description of Tower: Green concrete mast topped with lantern and gallery.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1912

Date Present Tower Built: 1977

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.


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