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Name: Morzhovskiy Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Ostrov Morzhovets Light

Nearest Town or City:
Koyda, , Russian Federation

Location: Morzhovets Island, south side of entrance to White Sea, NW coast of Russia.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

The present lighthouse is apparently the third built here.

Tower Height: 98

Height of Focal Plane: 154

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 8.6 seconds; range 26 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Round tower with black and white bands.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1892 (?): Yellow octagonal wooden tower, focal plane 138 feet.

Date Established: 1842

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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