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Name: Tahkuna Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Tahkuna, , Estonia

Location: Neckmansgrund, northwest coast of Hiiumaa.

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Photo: Estonian Maritime Administration
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Managing Organization:
Estonian Maritime Administration


This lighthouse was the scene of fighting between Russian and German troops in World War II.

Tower Height: 140

Height of Focal Plane: 140

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes (2s each) every 15 seconds, visible for 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical cast iron tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1875

Date Present Tower Built: 1875

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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