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Name: Grünendeich Light  

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Also known as: Lühe Oberfeuer

Nearest Town or City:
Grünendeich, , Germany

Location: In village of Grünendeich, Elbe River.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn

Managing Organization:
Water and Shipping Authority Cuxhaven

This lighthouse serves as the rear light of a range, with the light at Lühe serving as the front light.

Tower Height: 129

Height of Focal Plane: 117

Characteristic and Range: White light 2 seconds on, 2 seconds off.

Description of Tower: White, hexagonal pyramidal iron skeletal tower with red bands.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1900

Date Present Tower Built: 1900

Date Automated: 1972

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: Johann Oldhaber (1928-1953), ? Werner (daughter of Johann Oldhaber) (1953-1972)


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