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Name: Swinoujscie Lighthouse  

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Also known as: Swinem├╝nde (German name)

Nearest Town or City:
Swinoujscie, , Poland

Location: East bank of the River Swina, overlooking Pomeranian Bay

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Photo: Iwona Dominiczak

Managing Organization:
Maritime Office in Szczecin

This is the tallest lighthouse on the Baltic coast, and possibly the tallest brick lighthouse tower in the world.

Tower Height: 213

Height of Focal Plane: 223

Characteristic and Range: White light, 4 seconds on, 1 second off, with red sector to the south or ships leaving the Swina.

Description of Tower: Conical brick tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1828

Date Present Tower Built: 1857

Date Automated: 1985

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.


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