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Name: Irbe Light  

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Also known as: Irbensky Strait Light

Nearest Town or City:
Ovisrags, , Latvia

Location: Irbensky Strait, off the northwest coast of Latvia.

This caisson-type lighthouse was built onshore then towed to its location. The helipad was mounted using a floating crane. Although it is in Latvian waters, the lighthouse is looked after by the Estonians out of Tallinn.

Height of Focal Plane: 121

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds.

Description of Tower: Round concrete tower, lower part black, middle part with red bands, upper part red, surmounted by a helipad.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1985

Date Present Tower Built: 1985

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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