Kübassaare Lighthouse

Kübassaare Lighthouse (Estonian: Kübassaare tuletorn) is a lighthouse located in Kübassaare Peninsula, in the easternmost point of Saaremaa; in Estonia. The lighthouse is 18 metres in height, a round cylindrical concrete tower with a lantern and gallery.[3] The current lighthouse had a height of 11 metres, before it was extended to 18 metres in 1939. The lighthouse has a glare configuration of: 2.5 s glare, 6.5 s off.[4]

Kübassaare Lighthouse
Kübassaare tuletorn 2008.jpg
LocationKübassaare
Saaremaa
Estonia
Coordinates58°25′42.3″N 23°17′59.7″E / 58.428417°N 23.299917°E / 58.428417; 23.299917Coordinates: 58°25′42.3″N 23°17′59.7″E / 58.428417°N 23.299917°E / 58.428417; 23.299917
Tower
Constructed1916 (first)
1924 (second)
Constructionconcrete tower
Height18 metres (59 ft)
Shapecylindrical tower with balcony and lantern
Power sourcemains electricity Edit this on Wikidata
Light
First lit1939 (rebuilt)
Focal height20 metres (66 ft)
Range9 nautical miles (17 km; 10 mi)
CharacteristicLFl W 9s,[1]
Estonia no.EVA 987[2]


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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kübassaare Lighthouse Archived 23 November 2015 at the Wayback Machine Estonian Lighthouse Society
  2. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Southwestern Estonia". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 22 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Photograph". Panoramio. Archived from the original on 30 January 2016. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
  4. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Southwestern Estonia". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 25 September 2015.

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