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Name: Gotska Sandön Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Ajke, , Sweden

Location: NW tip of island of Gotska Sandön.

Managing Organization:
Swedish National Maritime Administration

Notes:
This was originally one of two identical towers built on the site in 1859; the other tower was removed in 1903.

Tower Height: 78

Height of Focal Plane: 139

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds; range 24 nautical miles. (Also fixed red light shown to north.)

Description of Tower: Conical shingled wooden tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1859

Date Present Tower Built: 1859

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

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