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Name: Rukkirahu Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Rohuküla, , Estonia

Location: West of Rohuküla, in Väinameri. 

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Photo: Estonian Maritime Administration

Managing Organization:
Estonian Maritime Administration


This is the rear light of a leading line (range) with Hobulaid Light, located over 2 miles away. Rukkirahu is a small island in the approaches to the port city of Haapsalu; the ferries between Rohuküla on the mainland and Heltermaa on Hiiumaa, Estonia's second largest island, pass nearby.

Tower Height: 52

Height of Focal Plane: 59

Characteristic and Range: Two flashes every 6 seconds, visible for 6 nautical miles (white sector) and 5 nautical miles (red sector).

Description of Tower: White, circular concrete tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1895: Square wooden tower, 56 feet tall.

Date Established: 1860

Date Present Tower Built: 1940

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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