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Name: Mohni Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Pärispea, , Estonia

Location: Mohni Islet, Gulf of Finland.

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Photo: Estonian Maritime Administration

Managing Organization:
Estonian Maritime Administration


The top of the 1852 lighthouse here was rebuilt in 1871 to replace its original lantern, containing 16 lamps, with one that accommodated a second-order Fresnel lens.

Tower Height: 90

Height of Focal Plane: 108

Characteristic and Range: White flash (4s) every 20 seconds, visible for 10 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Red, round brick tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1806: Octagonal wooden tower, 51 feet tall (later raised by almost 20 feet).

Date Established: 1806

Date Present Tower Built: 1852

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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