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Name: Lõu Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Anseküla, , Estonia

Location: West coast of the Sõrve Peninsula, Saaremaa Island.

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Photo: Estonian Maritime Administration

Managing Organization:
Estonian Maritime Administration


The light was initially autonomous. Since 1953, it is the front light of a leading line (range) with Anseküla Light, which is on the east side of the narrow Sõrve Peninsula.

Tower Height: 30

Height of Focal Plane: 36

Characteristic and Range: Four quick flashes every 15 seconds (11.5s eclipse), visible for 7 nautical miles (white sector) and 3 nautical miles (red and green).

Description of Tower: White round concrete tower with green trimmings.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1921

Date Present Tower Built: 1921

Current Use: Active aid to navigation


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