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Name: Ainazi Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Gainash Light

Nearest Town or City:
Ainazi, , Latvia

Location: East side of the Gulf of Riga, near the Estonian border.

Managing Organization:
Maritime Administration of Latvia

For some years beginning in the early 1920s, this lighthouse served as the rear light in a range.

Tower Height: 59

Height of Focal Plane: 72

Characteristic and Range: Isophase white 4 seconds (light on for 2 seconds, off for 2 seconds), visible for 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White octagonal tower with orange stripe.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1908

Date Present Tower Built: c. 1940s?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The lighthouse is at the intersection of Barona and Nakotnes streets in Ainazi.

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