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Name: Blankenese Oberfeuer  

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Also known as: Blankenese Range Rear Light

Nearest Town or City:
Blankenese, , Germany

Location: North shore of Elbe River, approach to Hamburg.

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Photo: Nancy J. Rau

Managing Organization:
WSA Hamburg


There is word that this lighthouse is scheduled to be replaced in 2008-09. The new structure will be 230 feet tall.

Tower Height: 131

Height of Focal Plane: 276

Characteristic and Range: 2 seconds white alternating with 2 seconds dark.

Description of Tower: Cylindrical tower with red and white bands, top part red.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1984

Date Present Tower Built: 1984

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.


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