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Name: Laidunina Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Salme, , Estonia

Location: East side of the Sõrve Peninsula, Saaremaa Island.

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This light was discontinued because it was discovered during World War I that its location prevented it from reaching some areas in the Gulf of Riga that Russia's Baltic fleet wanted lighted. The lighting equipment was dismantled and transferred to the new lighthouse at Kübassaare.

Tower Height: 79

Height of Focal Plane: 89

Description of Tower: Red, conical brick tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1907

Date Present Tower Built: 1907

Date Deactivated: 1924

Current Use: Historic attraction.

Open To Public? Yes.

The lighthouse is open to visitors in the summer.


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