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Name: Sorgu Light  

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Also known as: Sorkholm Light

Nearest Town or City:
Manija, , Estonia

Location: Small island in Kihnu Sound, on the west side of Pärnu Bay, Gulf of Riga.

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Photo: Estonian Maritime Administration

Managing Organization:
Estonian Maritime Administration


An wooden unlit beacon was erected on the island in 1864.

Tower Height: 53

Height of Focal Plane: 63

Characteristic and Range: Two flashes every 9 seconds, visible for nautical 7 miles (white sector) and 3 nautical miles (red sector).

Description of Tower: Red, round brick tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1904

Date Present Tower Built: 1904

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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