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Isola SantAndrea Lighthouse

Isola SantAndrea Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on a flat islet, the Isola SantAndrea, positioned at 0.8 nautical miles from Gallipoli on the Ionian Sea.

                                               

Isolotto della Maddalena Lighthouse

Isolotto della Maddalena Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on a small islet, 84 metres long, placed 800 metres north of the south mole of the Port of Alghero on the Sea of Sardinia.

                                               

Isolotto Formica Lighthouse

Isolotto Formica Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on an islet, 302 metres long and 206 metres wide, at 4 nautical miles from Trapani in western Sicily on the Sicily Channel. The island is dominated by a quadrangular fortification, built ...

                                               

Isolotto Monaci Lighthouse

Isolotto Monaci Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on the southernmost of some skerries placed 2.4 kilometres east of Caprera in the Maddalena archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea.

                                               

Jaroslawiec Lighthouse

Jaroslawiec Lighthouse is a lighthouse located on the Polish coast of the Baltic Sea. The lighthouse is located in Jaroslawiec, West Pomeranian Voivodeship; in Poland. The lighthouse is located in between the Darlowo 15 km to the west, and the li ...

                                               

Juminda Lighthouse

Juminda Lighthouse is a lighthouse at the northern tip of the Juminda Peninsula, Kuusalu Parish, in the region of Harju, Estonia. It is located in the Lahemaa National Park. The lighthouse was built in 1937. It is a circular concrete tower with a ...

                                               

Kaavi Lighthouse

Kaavi Lighthouse is a lighthouse located in Sõrve Peninsula, in the village of Kaavi, Torgu Parish, in the island of Saaremaa, in Estonia. The lighthouse is a concrete square tower, with a gallery but no lantern, mounted on a concrete square bloc ...

                                               

Kastri Lighthouse

The Kastri Lighthouse also known as the Lighthouse of Othonoi is an active 19th-century lighthouse which marks the approaches to Othonoi the most northerly island of the Ionian archipelago. Established in 1872, the lighthouse was built on Cape Ka ...

                                               

Keskiniemi Light

Keskiniemi Light is a sector light tower located in the northwestern promontory of Hailuoto island in the Gulf of Bothnia in Finland. It is located next to the Keskiniemi beacon tower built in 1858. Keskiniemi Light is a square steel skeletal tow ...

                                               

Kiipsaare Lighthouse

Kiipsaare Lighthouse is located on the tip of the Harilaid peninsula on the island of Saaremaa, Estonia, in the territory of Vilsandi National Park. The lighthouse was built from reinforced concrete in 1933. Its purpose was to warn mariners on th ...

                                               

Kikut Lighthouse

Kikut Lighthouse is a lighthouse in the north of Poland on the Baltic Sea coast that is active since 1962. It is the highest light on Polands coast. The lighthouse is situated near the village Wiselka on the island of Wolin and can only be reache ...

                                               

Klaipeda Lighthouse

Klaipeda Lighthouse - a lighthouse located in Klaipeda, on the Lithuanian coast of the Baltic Sea; located 500 metres from the coast.

                                               

Knarraros Lighthouse

The square, two-staged light tower was built in 1938–1939 and was Icelands first lighthouse built of reinforced concrete. The lighthouse was designed by Axel Sveinsson, and influenced by the ideas of Gudjon Samuelsson 1887–1950, state architect o ...

                                               

Kolka Lighthouse

Kolka Lighthouse is a lighthouse located in Irbe Strait, 5.2 kilometres off the Latvian coast on a specially created artificial island. The lighthouse guides ships around the dangerous Cape Kolka, at the eastern entrance to the Irbe Strait from t ...

                                               

Kolobrzeg Lighthouse

Kolobrzeg Lighthouse is a lighthouse in Kolobrzeg on the Polish coast of the Baltic Sea. The lighthouse in located in Kolobrzeg, West Pomeranian Voivodeship; in Poland. The lighthouse is located in between the lighthouse in Niechorze about 34 km ...

                                               

Koskela Light

Koskela Light is a sector light tower located on the southern shore of Letonniemi promontory in Taskila district of the City of Oulu in Finland. The tower is located within the boundaries of the Letonniemi natural preserve.

                                               

Krynica Morska Lighthouse

The original lighthouse was built in 1895. It had a Fresnel lens, a 2 sec on / 4 sec off characteristics, and visibility of 18 nautical miles. The source was an oil-fueled flame, converted in 1938 to electric light. This original lighthouse was d ...

                                               

LArmendeche Lighthouse

LArmendeche Lighthouse is a French lighthouse located along the coast of the Vendee department; it is located in La Chaume, a district of Les Sables-dOlonne. It was the last major lighthouse to be constructed on French territory, and takes its na ...

                                               

La Coubre Lighthouse

The La Coubre Lighthouse is a lighthouse located in La Tremblade, in Charente-Maritime, in France. It is 64 metres high and is the highest in the department. A museum tells the history of the different lighthouses that have existed in the region. ...

                                               

La Rocchetta Lighthouse

La Rocchetta Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on the southern part of the promontory of Piombino overlooking the Piombino Channel which separates the Elba from the mainland.

                                               

Lage vuurtoren van IJmuiden

The Lage vuurtoren van IJmuiden is a round, cast-iron lighthouse in IJmuiden, Netherlands, designed by Quirinus Harder. It was built in 1878 by D.A. Schretlen & Co, a company in Leiden and activated the following year. In 1909, the top three sect ...

                                               

Lampione Lighthouse

Lampione Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on the western tip of the island of Lampione which makes part of the Pelagie Islands in the Channel of Sicily.

                                               

Långe Erik

Långe Erik, official name Olands norra udde, is a Swedish lighthouse built in 1845 and located on a little island, Stora Grundet, in Grankullaviken bay at the north point of Oland, the second largest island in Sweden. The island is connected to O ...

                                               

Långe Jan

Långe Jan is a Swedish lighthouse located at the south cape of Oland in the Baltic Sea, Swedens second largest island. It is one of Swedens most famous lighthouses along with Kullen, Vinga and Landsort, and also the tallest lighthouse in Sweden. ...

                                               

Lido Fanale Anteriore Lighthouse

Lido Fanale Anteriore Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on the northern tip of the island of Lido di Venezia, in the Venetian Lagoon on the Adriatic Sea; the place where is the main access to Venice by ship route.

                                               

Liepāja Lighthouse

The lighthouse is located on the southern bank of the civil harbour of Liepāja, near the entrance. It was built of cast iron from resmelted ship-wreckage in 1868. During its lifetime the lighthouse suffered wartime damage, mainly during World War ...

                                               

Livorno Lighthouse (Fanale dei Pisani)

The Livorno Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located at the south entrance of the Port of Livorno in Tuscany on the Ligurian Sea.

                                               

Llanddwyn Island Lighthouse

The 1873 tower is tapered in a style characteristic of Anglesey windmills. It is 33 feet 10 m high and 18 feet 5.5 m in diameter. It may have been constructed by an Anglesey stone mason, and it is possible that the tower itself was originally use ...

                                               

Lynmouth Foreland Lighthouse

Lynmouth Foreland Lighthouse is located on Foreland Point. It was completed in 1900 to assist vessels passing through the Bristol Channel, and is a round brick tower painted white. The light is 67 metres above the high tide, and flashes 4 times e ...

                                               

Maasvlakte Light

Maasvlakte Light is an inactive lighthouse in Maasvlakte, an industrial area in the city of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. At a height of 216 feet it is the twelfth-tallest "traditional lighthouse" in the world, as well as the second-tallest concret ...

                                               

Manfredonia Lighthouse

Manfredonia Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located at the debut of the east pier of the harbour of Manfredonia, in Apulia on the Adriatic Sea.

                                               

Megalonisi Lighthouse

The Megalonisi Lighthouse, also erroneously called the Sigri Lighthouse, is a lighthouse located on the island of Megalonisi, c. 1.5 kilometres west of the village Sigri near the western tip of the Greek island of Lesbos. It is a circular tower s ...

                                               

Meloria north end Lighthouse

Meloria north end Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located in the Ligurian Sea, 7.5 nautical miles north of Meloria south end Lighthouse and 7.5 nautical miles north west of Livorno, in the northern part of the Meloria shoal.

                                               

Meloria south end Lighthouse

Meloria south end Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located in the Ligurian Sea, 3 nautical miles west of the south entrance of the Port of Livorno, in the southern part of the Meloria shoal.

                                               

Mersin Feneri

Mersin lighthouse is within the Mersin urban fabric and is situated at the west of the mouth of Efrenk River. It is surrounded by walking tracks and on the west there is a group of restaurants. The lighthouse is approximately 2 km 1.2 mi west of ...

                                               

Mērsrags Lighthouse

Mērsrags Lighthouse - a lighthouse located on the Bay of Riga, on the Latvian coast of the Baltic Sea. It is located on a headland, stretching as a cape into the Bay of Riga, by a stony shoal.

                                               

Mohni Lighthouse

The original wooden lighthouse was built in 1806, and replaced with the 20 metre concrete structure in 1852. Due to the harsh Nordic climate, the outer bricks of the lighthouse have heavily deteriorated and a new layer of bricks including an addi ...

                                               

Molfetta Lighthouse

Molfetta Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on the elbow of the east pier of the harbour of Molfetta, in Apulia on the Adriatic Sea.

                                               

Molo San Vincenzo Lighthouse

Molo San Vincenzo Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located at the end of the western side to the entrance of the Port of Naples, Campania on the Tyrrhenian Sea.

                                               

Monte Poro Lighthouse

Monte Poro Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on the summit of Monte Poro, in the south western part of Elba on the Tyrrhenian Sea, a region covered by Macchia Mediterranea. The place was of some strategic interest during World War II bec ...

                                               

Mumbles Lighthouse

Mumbles Lighthouse, completed in 1794, is a lighthouse located in Mumbles, near Swansea. The structure, which sits on the outer of two islands off Mumbles Head, is clearly visible from any point along the five mile sweep of Swansea Bay. Along wit ...

                                               

Murano Lighthouse

Murano Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located in the south east part of the island of Murano in the Venetian Lagoon on the Adriatic Sea.

                                               

Naissaar Lighthouse

The first lighthouse on the island of Naissaar was built in 1788. This early lighthouse compromised on beacons in the northernmost and southernmost points of the island. The deteriorating lighthouse in the northernmost point of the island was rep ...

                                               

Nar Lighthouse

Nar Lighthouse is a Swedish lighthouse located outside the village Nar on the southeast side of the island Gotland. It was constructed in 1872, the sketchings were made by architect John Hojer. It is located in a nature reserve and birding area. ...

                                               

Narva-Jõesuu Lighthouse

Narva-Jõesuu Lighthouse is a lighthouse located in Narva-Jõesuu, Estonia, on the Gulf of Finland. A lighthouse operated here already during the time of Swedish rule of Estonia, in the 17th century. A stone lighthouse was built in 1808 at the init ...

                                               

Nida Lighthouse

Nida Lighthouse is located in Nida, on the Curonian Spit in between the Curonian Lagoon and the Baltic Sea.

                                               

Niechorze Lighthouse

Niechorze Lighthouse is a lighthouse in Niechorze, on the Polish coast of the Baltic Sea, by a steep cliff. The lighthouse is located in Niechorze, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in Poland. The lighthouse is located in between the Kikut Lighthouse ...

                                               

Nieuwe Sluis

Designed by Quirinus Harder, it was built between 1866 and 1867. The octagonal, black and white tower marks the entrance to the Westerschelde. The tower is 28.4 metres 93 ft tall and consists of five stories. It is part of a series of lights mark ...

                                               

Noordwijk Lighthouse

The first mention of a lighthouse in Noordwijk was in 1444 when fishermen returned home when the sun went down. The light was lit only when fishermen were active at sea. In the 19th century a wooden platform built which was replaced in 1854 by a ...

                                               

Obrestad Lighthouse

Obrestad Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse located on the north side of the small farming village of Obrestad in Hå municipality, Rogaland county, Norway. It sits on a promontory about 5 kilometres west of Nærbo. The square tower was first lit i ...