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Ruhnu lighthouse
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geopeitur301
N 57° 48.081 E 023° 15.609
34V E 634319 N 6408836
Quick Description: According to historical documents, a tower with a beacon light was built by the Swedes in 1621, but the official year of establishment is considered to be 1646. The 1877 lighthouse was severely damaged during World War I (1918), and a temporary acetylene light was placed at the top of the tower. Restoration of the tower was completed in 1937.
Location: Estonia
Date Posted: 4/21/2006 12:05:18 PM
Waymark Code: WMAYQ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member THE DAM TROLLS
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Coastal Lighthouse: Lighthouse

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