Mehikoorma Lighthouse

Mehikoorma Lighthouse (Estonian: Mehikoorma tuletorn) is a lighthouse located on the western coast, in the southern part of Lake Peipus, Meeksi Parish, in Tartu County, in Estonia.[2] The lighthouse was built in 1906, from a wooden structure which was replaced with ferroconcrete in 1938. The lighthouse is painted solely in white.[3]

Mehikoorma Lighthouse
Mehikoorma tuletorn
Mehikoorma tuletorn 2007.jpg
LocationMeeksi Parish, Tartu County, Estonia
Coordinates58°14′00″N 27°28′36″E / 58.233442°N 27.476530°E / 58.233442; 27.476530Coordinates: 58°14′00″N 27°28′36″E / 58.233442°N 27.476530°E / 58.233442; 27.476530
Constructed1906 (first)
1938 (current)
First lit1938
Constructionconcrete
Tower shapecylindrical tower with balcony and lantern
Markingswhite painted
Tower height15 metres (49 ft)
Focal height20 metres (66 ft)
Range10 nautical miles (19 km; 12 mi)
CharacteristicFl W 4s.
ARLHS numberEST-033
Estonia numberEVA P20[1]

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  1. ^ Mehikoorma Lighthouse Archived 4 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine Lighthouses Directory
  2. ^ "Photograph". Nagi. Archived from the original on 27 September 2015. Retrieved 26 September 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Mehikoorma Lighthouse". Estonian Lighthouse Society. Archived from the original on 1 October 2015. Retrieved 26 September 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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