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Name: Bogskär Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Mariehamn, , Finland

Location: On rock about 30 miles SSE of Mariehamn, Åland Islands.

Managing Organization:
Finnish Maritime Administration

Height of Focal Plane: 91

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 20 seconds; range 9 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Two stage tower -- lower half is a round concrete structure, lower half white and upper part blue; upper half is a white steel skeletal tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1882: Conical cast-iron tower on stone base; destroyed in 1915 during WW I.

Date Established: 1882

Date Present Tower Built: 1922

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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