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Name: Bülk Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Kiel, , Germany

Location: Schwedeneck Peninsula, entrance to Kiel Bay (Kieler Forde), north of eastern entrance to Kiel Canal.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn
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Managing Organization:
Water and Shipping Authority Lübeck

This lighthouse was covered in concrete plates and was painted with a central black band in 1970. The old lantern removed from the tower is at a marina in Wentorf. It is reportedly used as a storage room by the local fishermen, and is in a state of disrepair.

Tower Height: 82

Height of Focal Plane: 95

Characteristic and Range: Alternating three second white, red and green flashes, visible for 16 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Conical white tower with central black band.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1807: 53-foot tower.

Date Established: 1807

Date Present Tower Built: 1865

Date Automated: 1969

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.


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