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Name: Abruka Rear Light  

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Also known as: Abrö (Swedish name)

Also known as: Abruka High Light

Nearest Town or City:
Kuressaare, , Estonia

Location: Abruka Island, off the south coast of Saaremaa Island, Gulf of Riga.

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Photo: Estonian Maritime Administration
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Managing Organization:
Estonian Maritime Administration


The front light is shown from a metal mast with a red and white, rectangular slatted daymark. 

Tower Height: 119

Height of Focal Plane: 126

Characteristic and Range: Isophase white 4 seconds (light on for 2 seconds, followed by a 2 second eclipse), visible for 9 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White round concrete tower with three black bands.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1897: Octagonal wooden tower, one side painted white, 85 feet tall.

Date Established: 1897

Date Present Tower Built: 1931

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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